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The Resource Dance of the Jakaranda, Peter Kimani

Dance of the Jakaranda, Peter Kimani

Label
Dance of the Jakaranda
Title
Dance of the Jakaranda
Statement of responsibility
Peter Kimani
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Set in the shadow of Kenya's independence from Great Britain, this story reimagines the special circumstances that brought black, brown, and white men together to lay the railroad that heralded the birth of the nation.--
Summary
Set in the shadow of Kenya's independence from Great Britain, Kimani reimagines the rise and fall of colonialism in Africa, and the special circumstances that brought black, brown, and white men together to lay the railroad that heralded the birth of the nation
Theme
Storyline
Tone
Writing style
Award
New York Times Notable Book, 2017
Assigning source
Provided by publisher
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10552475
Cataloging source
BTCTA
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1971-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Kimani, Peter
Dewey number
813
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Friendship
  • Race relations
  • Identity (Psychology)
  • Railroad construction workers
  • Kenya
  • Kenya
  • Friendship
  • Identity (Psychology)
  • Race relations
  • Railroad construction workers
  • Kenya
Target audience
adult
Label
Dance of the Jakaranda, Peter Kimani
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocn945949008
Dimensions
21 cm
Extent
342 pages
Isbn
9781617754968
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)945949008
Label
Dance of the Jakaranda, Peter Kimani
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocn945949008
Dimensions
21 cm
Extent
342 pages
Isbn
9781617754968
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)945949008

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