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The Resource Girl, Edna O'Brien

Girl, Edna O'Brien

Label
Girl
Title
Girl
Statement of responsibility
Edna O'Brien
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Captured, abducted and married into Boko Haram, the narrator of this story witnesses and suffers the horrors of a community of men governed by a brutal code of violence. Barely more than a girl herself, she must soon learn how to survive as a woman with a child of her own. Just as the world around her seems entirely consumed by madness, bound for hell, she is offered an escape of sorts - but only into another landscape of trials and terrors amidst the unforgiving wilds of northeastern Nigeria, through the forest and beyond; a place where her traumas are met with the blinkered judgement of a society in denial. How do we love in a world that has lost its moorings? How can we comprehend the barbarism of our enemies, and learn forgiveness for atrocities committed in the name of ideology?
Cataloging source
StDuBDS
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
O'Brien, Edna
Dewey number
823.9'14
Index
no index present
Literary form
novels
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
Nigeria
Label
Girl, Edna O'Brien
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Originally published: 2019
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
9780571341184
Dimensions
20 cm
Extent
320 pages
Isbn
9780571341184
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Label
Girl, Edna O'Brien
Publication
Note
Originally published: 2019
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
9780571341184
Dimensions
20 cm
Extent
320 pages
Isbn
9780571341184
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia

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