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The Plover

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ISBN: 9781250034779
Availability: Out of Print
Published: Thomas Dunne Books - April 8th, 2014

"No man is an island" and Declan O'Donnell comes to realize that in this wonderfully original book! ~ Reviewed by Liz Barnum


Americanah

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ISBN: 9780307455925
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Published: Anchor - March 4th, 2014

From the author of the critically acclaimed Half a Yellow Sun, a new, seductive very different story of Ifemalu, a young woman who moves to the US for new opportunities; despite some success she returns to her true home in Lagos. Lush, sprawling, modern, intelligent. ~ Reviewed by Liz Barnum


Elsewhere: A Memoir by Richard Russo - Book Review

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ISBN: 9780307949769
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Published: Vintage - July 30th, 2013

A candid, touching memoir about growing up in Gloversville, NY and taking care of his ever-loving but anxiety ridden Mom. Elsewhere is a powerful tribute to the strong bond between mother and child and their quest for a better life. ~ Reviewed by Liz Barnum


We Need New Names

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$25.00
ISBN: 9780316230810
Availability: Hard to Find - May no longer be available
Published: Reagan Arthur Books - May 21st, 2013

Darling, a young girl growing up in Zimbabwe, eventually finds herself in America, struggling to get comfortable in a new country. The story is intense, the writing musical, beautiful and simply wouldn't let me go. A wonderful debut book; I'm looking forward to more from Bulawayo! ~ Reviewed by Liz Barnum


Americanah

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ISBN: 9780307271082
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Published: Knopf - May 14th, 2013

From the author of the critically acclaimed Half a Yellow Sun, a new, seductive very different story of Ifemalu, a young woman who moves to the US for new opportunities; despite some success she returns to her true home in Lagos. Lush, sprawling, modern, intelligent. ~ Reviewed by Liz Barnum


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