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The Resource What is the what : the autobiography of Valentino Achak Deng : a novel, Dave Eggers

What is the what : the autobiography of Valentino Achak Deng : a novel, Dave Eggers

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What is the what : the autobiography of Valentino Achak Deng : a novel
Title
What is the what
Title remainder
the autobiography of Valentino Achak Deng : a novel
Statement of responsibility
Dave Eggers
Title variation
Autobiography of Valentino Achak Deng
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
A biographical novel traces the story of Valentino Achak Deng, who as a boy was separated from his family when his village in southern Sudan was attacked, and became one of the estimated 17,000 "lost boys of Sudan" before relocating from a Kenyan refugee camp to Atlanta in 2001
Summary
A biographical novel traces the story of Valentino Achak Deng, who as a boy was separated from his family when his village in southern Sudan was attacked, and became one of the estimated 17,000 "lost boys of Sudan" before relocating from a Kenyan refugeecamp to Atlanta in 2001
Storyline
Pace
Tone
Writing style
Award
  • Booklist Editors' Choice, 2006.
  • New York Times Notable Book, 2007
  • YALSA Outstanding Book for the College Bound, 2009.
Awards note
National Book Critics Circle Award for Fiction Finalist, 2006
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154660
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DLC
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Eggers, Dave
Dewey number
813/.6
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maps
Index
no index present
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870
Literary form
fiction
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True
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  • Deng, Valentino Achak
  • Sudanese
  • Sudan
  • Refugees
  • Refugees
  • Sudan
  • United States
  • Sudan
  • Sudan
  • Deng, Valentino Achak
  • Civil War (Sudan : 1983-)
  • Emigration and immigration
  • Refugees
  • Sudanese
  • Sudan
  • United States
Target audience
adult
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the autobiography of Valentino Achak Deng
Label
What is the what : the autobiography of Valentino Achak Deng : a novel, Dave Eggers
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volume
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rdacarrier
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text
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  • txt
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rdacontent
Control code
ocn132681528
Dimensions
21 cm
Edition
1st Vintage books ed.
Extent
xv, 538 pages
Isbn
9780307385901
Lccn
2007021108
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(OCoLC)132681528
Label
What is the what : the autobiography of Valentino Achak Deng : a novel, Dave Eggers
Publication
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
ocn132681528
Dimensions
21 cm
Edition
1st Vintage books ed.
Extent
xv, 538 pages
Isbn
9780307385901
Lccn
2007021108
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
map
System control number
(OCoLC)132681528

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