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The Resource Say you're one of them, Uwem Akpan

Say you're one of them, Uwem Akpan

Label
Say you're one of them
Title
Say you're one of them
Statement of responsibility
Uwem Akpan
Title variation
Say you are one of them
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
This singular collection of five stories takes the reader inside Nigeria, Benin, and Ethiopia, revealing in beautiful prose the harsh consequences for children of life in Africa
Summary
A collection of tales about modern African children in crisis includes "An Ex-Mas Feast," in which an eight-year-old child shares in his family's sacrifices to obtain enough food and enable his education
Storyline
Tone
Writing style
Award
  • Booklist Editors' Choice: Adult Books for Young Adults, 2008.
  • Commonwealth Writers' Prize, Africa: Best First Book, 2009.
  • Hurston/Wright Legacy Award: Fiction, 2009.
  • Library Journal Best Books, 2008.
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253202
Cataloging source
BTCTA
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Akpan, Uwem
Dewey number
823.92
Illustrations
maps
Index
no index present
Literary form
short stories
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True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Children
  • Short stories, Nigerian (English)
  • War victims
  • Nigerian fiction
Target audience
adult
Label
Say you're one of them, Uwem Akpan
Instantiates
Publication
Note
"Oprah's Book Club, 2009 selection"--Book jacket cover
Contents
  • An ex-mas feast
  • Fattening for Gabon
  • What language is that?
  • Luxurious hearses
  • My parents' bedroom
Control code
ocn435417371
Dimensions
22 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
358 p.
Isbn
9780316086363
Other physical details
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System control number
(OCoLC)435417371
Label
Say you're one of them, Uwem Akpan
Publication
Note
"Oprah's Book Club, 2009 selection"--Book jacket cover
Contents
  • An ex-mas feast
  • Fattening for Gabon
  • What language is that?
  • Luxurious hearses
  • My parents' bedroom
Control code
ocn435417371
Dimensions
22 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
358 p.
Isbn
9780316086363
Other physical details
map
System control number
(OCoLC)435417371

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