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An orchestra of minorities : a novel

Author: Chigozie Obioma
Publisher: New York : Little, Brown & Company, 2019. ©2019
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : English : First editionView all editions and formats
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"A contemporary twist on the Odyssey, An Orchestra of Minorities is narrated by the chi, or spirit of a young poultry farmer named Chinonso. His life is set off course when he sees a woman who is about to jump off a bridge. Horrified by her recklessness, he hurls two of his prized chickens off the bridge. The woman, Ndali, is stopped in her tracks. Chinonso and Ndali fall in love but she is from an educated and  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Novels
Fiction
Additional Physical Format: Ebook version :
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Chigozie Obioma
ISBN: 9780316412391 0316412392
OCLC Number: 1055265833
Awards: Long-listed for The Man Booker Prize 2019 (UK)
Description: 448 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Responsibility: Chigozie Obioma.

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Longlisted for the Booker Prize 2019, a heart-wrenching epic about the tension between fate and free will.  Read more...

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Intoxicating * Daily Mail * An Orchestra of Minorities is a stunning novel which succeeds on so many levels. This time around Obioma deserves every accolade that comes his way * The UAE National * In Read more...

 
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