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The Resource Born on a Tuesday : a novel, Elnathan John

Born on a Tuesday : a novel, Elnathan John

Label
Born on a Tuesday : a novel
Title
Born on a Tuesday
Title remainder
a novel
Statement of responsibility
Elnathan John
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
In the far reaches of northwestern Nigeria, Dantala lives among a gang of street boys that are paid by the Small Party to cause trouble during the election. When their attempt to burn down the opposition's headquarters ends in disaster, Dantala must run for his life, leaving his best friend behind. He ends up at a mosque in a motor park where he soon becomes a favored apprentice to the mosque's Sheikh. He is assigned a roommate name Jibril, and a friendship develops as the boys trade language skills -- Dantala's Arabic for Jibril's English. But when one of the Sheikh's closest advisors begins to raise his own radical movement, Dantala finds himself faced with a terrible conflict of loyalties. As bloodshed erupts in the city around him, he must decide what kind of Muslim -- and what kind of man -- he wants to be
Cataloging source
BTCTA
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1982-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
John, Elnathan
Index
no index present
Literary form
novels
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Religious fundamentalism
  • Gangs
  • Friendship
  • Bildungsromans
  • Nigeria
Label
Born on a Tuesday : a novel, Elnathan John
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
21 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
264 pages
Isbn
9780802124821
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
  • (OCoLC)922911627
  • (OCoLC)ocn922911627
  • 834293
Label
Born on a Tuesday : a novel, Elnathan John
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
21 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
264 pages
Isbn
9780802124821
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
  • (OCoLC)922911627
  • (OCoLC)ocn922911627
  • 834293

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