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Who fears death

Author: Nnedi Okorafor
Publisher: New York, NY : Daw Books, Inc., [2010] ©2010
Series: DAW book collectors, no. 1512.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In a far future, post-nuclear-holocaust Africa, genocide plagues one region. The aggressors, the Nuru, have decided to follow the Great Book and exterminate the Okeke. But when the only surviving member of a slain Okeke village is brutally raped, she manages to escape, wandering farther into the desert. She gives birth to a baby girl with hair and skin the color of sand and instinctively knows that her daughter is  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Dystopian fiction
Fantasy fiction
Fiction
Material Type: Fiction, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Nnedi Okorafor
ISBN: 9780756406172 075640617X 9780756406691 0756406692 9780756407285 0756407281
OCLC Number: 462898816
Description: 386 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Part I. Becoming --
Part II. Student --
Part III. Warrior --
Epilogue.
Series Title: DAW book collectors, no. 1512.
Responsibility: Nnedi Okorafor.
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In a far future, post-nuclear-holocaust Africa, genocide plagues one region. The aggressors, the Nuru, have decided to follow the Great Book and exterminate the Okeke. But when the only surviving member of a slain Okeke village is brutally raped, she manages to escape, wandering farther into the desert. She gives birth to a baby girl with hair and skin the color of sand and instinctively knows that her daughter is different. She names her daughter Onyesonwu, which means "Who Fears Death?" in an ancient African tongue. Reared under the tutelage of a mysterious and traditional shaman, Onyesonwu discovers her magical destiny -- to end the genocide of her people. The journey to fulfill her destiny will force her to grapple with nature, tradition, history, true love, the spiritual mysteries of her culture -- and eventually death itself.

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