The Resource And after many days : a novel, Jowhor Ile, (electronic resource)

And after many days : a novel, Jowhor Ile, (electronic resource)

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And after many days : a novel
Title
And after many days
Title remainder
a novel
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Jowhor Ile
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Author
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Language
eng
Summary
An unforgettable debut novel about a boy who goes missing, a family that is torn apart, and a nation on the brink During the rainy season of 1995, in the bustling town of Port Harcourt, Nigeria, one family's life is disrupted by the sudden disappearance of seventeen-year-old Paul Utu, beloved brother and son. As they grapple with the sudden loss of their darling boy, they embark on a painful and moving journey of immense power which changes their lives forever and shatters the fragile ecosystem of their once ordered family. Ajie, the youngest sibling, is burdened with the guilt of having seen Paul last and convinced that his vanished brother was betrayed long ago. But his search for the truth uncovers hidden family secrets and reawakens old, long forgotten ghosts as rumours of police brutality, oil shortages, and frenzied student protests serve as a backdrop to his pursuit. In a tale that moves seamlessly back and forth through time, Ajie relives a trip to the family's ancestral village where, together, he and his family listen to the myths of how their people settled there, while the villagers argue over the mysterious Company, who found oil on their land and will do anything to guarantee support. As the story builds towards its stunning conclusion, it becomes clear that only once past and present come to a crossroads will Ajie and his family finally find the answers they have been searching for. And After Many Days introduces Ile's spellbinding ability to tightly weave together personal and political loss until, inevitably, the two threads become nearly indistinguishable. It is a masterful story of childhood, of the delicate, complex balance between the powerful and the powerless, and a searing portrait of a community as the old order gives way to the new.From the Hardcover edition
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technical information on music
Cataloging source
TEFOD
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1980-
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Ile, Jowhor
Dewey number
823/.92
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not applicable
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not applicable
LC call number
PR6109.L4
LC item number
A53 2016ab
Literary text for sound recordings
fiction
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not applicable
PerformerNote
Read by Iwuji Chukwudi
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1975-
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Iwuji, Chukwudi
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  • Families
  • Missing persons
  • Nigeria
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And after many days : a novel, Jowhor Ile, (electronic resource)
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online resource
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rdacarrier
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unknown
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spoken word
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spw
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rdacontent
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Edition
Unabridged.
Extent
1 online resource (1 sound file (07 hr., 25 min., 42 sec.))
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unknown
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online
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not applicable
Isbn
9780147526663
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unknown
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computer
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rdamedia
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c
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717f71c4-c26c-42a5-bb04-7b6cc20b18ef
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sound
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digital recording
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other
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(OCoLC)939591891
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Label
And after many days : a novel, Jowhor Ile, (electronic resource)
Link
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Capture and storage technique
unknown
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
not applicable
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Content category
spoken word
Content type code
spw
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
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  • not applicable
  • unknown
Edition
Unabridged.
Extent
1 online resource (1 sound file (07 hr., 25 min., 42 sec.))
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9780147526663
Kind of cutting
not applicable
Kind of disc cylinder or tape
not applicable
Kind of material
unknown
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
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717f71c4-c26c-42a5-bb04-7b6cc20b18ef
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not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
sound
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
  • other
  • remote
Speed
other
System control number
(OCoLC)939591891
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not applicable
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