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The Resource Afterlives, Abdulrazak Gurnah

Afterlives, Abdulrazak Gurnah

Label
Afterlives
Title
Afterlives
Statement of responsibility
Abdulrazak Gurnah
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Restless, ambitious Ilyas was stolen from his parents by the Schutzruppe askari, the German colonial troops; after years away, he returns to his village to find his parents gone, and his sister Afiya given away. Hamza was not stolen, but was sold; he has come of age in the schutztruppe, at the right hand of an officer whose control has ensured his protection but marked him for life. Hamza does not have words for how the war ended for him. Returning to the town of his childhood, all he wants is work, however humble, and security - and the beautiful Afiya. The century is young. The Germans and the British and the French and the Belgians and whoever else have drawn their maps and signed their treaties and divided up Africa. As they seek complete dominion they are forced to extinguish revolt after revolt by the colonised
Cataloging source
StDuBDS
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1948-
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Gurnah, Abdulrazak
Dewey number
823.9'2
Index
no index present
Literary form
novels
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Africa
Label
Afterlives, Abdulrazak Gurnah
Instantiates
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
9781526615855
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
275 pages
Isbn
9781526615855
Isbn Type
(hbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Label
Afterlives, Abdulrazak Gurnah
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
9781526615855
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
275 pages
Isbn
9781526615855
Isbn Type
(hbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia

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