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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 youre one of them
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
This collection of five stories set in various African countries reveals 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.
Awards note
Winner of the Commonwealth Writers' Prize for Best First Book (African Region)
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253202
Cataloging source
BTCTA
Dewey number
823.92
Illustrations
maps
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
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True
Target audience
adult
Label
Say you're one of them, Uwem Akpan
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Includes a conversation with the author and questions and topics for discussion
  • "Oprah's Book Club 2009 selection"--Cover
Contents
An ex-mas feast -- Fattening for Gabon -- What language is that? -- Luxurious hearses -- My parents' bedroom
Control code
5084311
Dimensions
22 cm.
Edition
1st Back Bay pbk. ed.
Extent
360, 8 p.
Isbn
9780316086370
Other physical details
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System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn435417370
  • (OCoLC)435417370
Label
Say you're one of them, Uwem Akpan
Publication
Note
  • Includes a conversation with the author and questions and topics for discussion
  • "Oprah's Book Club 2009 selection"--Cover
Contents
An ex-mas feast -- Fattening for Gabon -- What language is that? -- Luxurious hearses -- My parents' bedroom
Control code
5084311
Dimensions
22 cm.
Edition
1st Back Bay pbk. ed.
Extent
360, 8 p.
Isbn
9780316086370
Other physical details
map
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn435417370
  • (OCoLC)435417370

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