The Resource Arrows of rain, Okey Ndibe, (electronic resource.)

Arrows of rain, Okey Ndibe, (electronic resource.)

Label
Arrows of rain
Title
Arrows of rain
Statement of responsibility
Okey Ndibe
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
This debut novel from the author of the powerful, universally acclaimed Foreign Gods, Inc. looks at a woman's drowning and the ensuing investigation in an emerging African nation.In the country of Madia (based in part on Ndibe's native Nigeria) a young prostitute runs into the sea and drowns. The last man who spoke to her, the "madman" Bukuru, is asked to account for her last moments. When his testimony implicates the Madian armed forces, Bukuru is arrested and charged with her death. At the first day of trial, Bukuru, acting as his own attorney, counters these charges with allegations of his own, speaking not only of government complicity in a series of violent assaults and killings, but telling the court that the president of Madia himself is guilty of rape and murder. The incident is hushed up, and Bukuru is sent back to prison, where he will likely meet his end. But a young journalist manages to visit him, and together they journey through decades of history that illuminate Bukuru's life, and that of the entire nation. A brave and powerful work of fiction, Arrows of Rain is a brilliant dramatization of the complex factors behind the near-collapse of a nation from one of the most exciting novelists writing today.From the Trade Paperback edition
Cataloging source
TEFOD
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Ndibe, Okey
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
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  • Literature
Label
Arrows of rain, Okey Ndibe, (electronic resource.)
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Publication
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ODN0001678255
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
electronic
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
54AFF168-302B-41B2-B2E8-5FD9B279310A
System control number
54AFF168-302B-41B2-B2E8-5FD9B279310A
Label
Arrows of rain, Okey Ndibe, (electronic resource.)
Link
Publication
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ODN0001678255
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
electronic
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
54AFF168-302B-41B2-B2E8-5FD9B279310A
System control number
54AFF168-302B-41B2-B2E8-5FD9B279310A

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