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Riot baby

Author: Tochi Onyebuchi
Publisher: New York, NY : Tom Doherty Associates, [2020] ©2019
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : English : First editionView all editions and formats
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"Rooted in foundational loss and the hope that can live in anger, Riot Baby is both a global dystopian narrative and an intimate family story with quietly devastating things to say about love, fury, and the black American experience. Ella and Kev are brother and sister, both gifted with extraordinary power. Their childhoods are defined and destroyed by structural racism and brutality. Their futures might alter the  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Dystopian fiction
Fiction
Science fiction
Dystopias
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Onyebuchi, Tochi,
Riot baby
New York : A Tom Doherty Associates Book, 2020.
(DLC) 2019041050
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Tochi Onyebuchi
ISBN: 9781250214751 1250214750
OCLC Number: 1120783919
Description: 176 pages ; 21 cm
Responsibility: Tochi Onyebuchi.

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"Rooted in foundational loss and the hope that can live in anger, Riot Baby is both a global dystopian narrative and an intimate family story with quietly devastating things to say about love, fury, and the black American experience. Ella and Kev are brother and sister, both gifted with extraordinary power. Their childhoods are defined and destroyed by structural racism and brutality. Their futures might alter the world. When Kev is incarcerated for the crime of being a young black man in America, Ella - through visits both mundane and supernatural - tries to show him the way to a revolution that could burn it all down"--

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