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Description - Song for Night by Chris Abani

Song for Night is the story of a West African boy soldier's terrifying yet beautiful journey through the nightmare landscape of a brutal war in search of his lost platoon. The protagonist is voiceless - cutting child mine-clearers' throats being a standard proceedure to stop them screaming when blown up and distracting other minesweepers. 'Chris Abani might be the most courageous writer working right now.' - Dave Eggers

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Book Details

ISBN: 9781933354316
ISBN-10: 1933354313
Format: Paperback
(228mm x 152mm x 13mm)
Pages: 164
Imprint: Akashic Books,U.S.
Publisher: Akashic Books,U.S.
Publish Date: 3-Apr-2008
Country of Publication: United States

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Author Biography - Chris Abani

Chris Abani, curator of Akashic's Black Goat poetry imprint, is a Nigerian poet and novelist and the author of Song for Night, The Virgin of Flames, Becoming Abigail, and GraceLand (a selection of the Today Show Book Club; winner of the 2005 PEN/Hemingway Prize and the Hurston/Wright Legacy Award).

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