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Transparent city / Ondjaki ; translated from the Portuguese by Stephen Henighan.

Ondjaki, 1977- (author.). Henighan, Stephen, 1960- (translator.).

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  • 5 of 5 copies available at BC Interlibrary Connect. (Show)
  • 1 of 1 copy available at Castlegar Public Library.

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Castlegar Public Library FIC OND (Text) 35146002126282 Fiction Volume hold Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781771961431 (softcover) :
  • Physical Description: 318 pages ; 21 cm.
  • Publisher: Windsor, Ontario : Biblioasis, 2018.

Content descriptions

General Note:
Translation of: Transparentes.
Summary, etc.:
A gripping portrait of contemporary urban Africa - by turns magic realist, deeply emotional, and savagely satirical. In a crumbling apartment block in Luanda, impoverished families hoard memories to survive a corrupt regime. Odonato - nostalgic for the days of socialism - searches for his son, a petty criminal. As his hope drains away, Odonato's flesh becomes transparent and his body increasingly weightless.
Subject: Africa > Fiction.

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