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Little family / Ishmael Beah.

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  • ISBN: 0735211779 : HRD
  • ISBN: 9780735211773 : HRD
  • ISBN: 9780735211773
  • ISBN: 0735211779
  • Physical Description: pages cm
  • Publisher: New York : Riverhead Books, 2020.

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Summary, etc.:
"A powerful novel about five young people, struggling to replace the homes they have lost with the one they have created together, from the internationally bestselling author of A Long Way Gone. Hidden away from a harsh and chaotic outside world, five young people have cobbled together a home for themselves in an abandoned airplane, a relic of their country's tumult. At seventeen, Elimane, the bookworm, is as street-smart as he is wise: the group's father figure. Clever Khoudimata is mother by default, helping scheme how to keep the younger boys-athletic, pragmatic Ndevui and thoughtful Kpindi-and especially little Namsa, their newest and youngest member-safe and fed. When Elimane makes himself of service to the shadowy William Handkerchief, it seems as if the small group may be able to keep the world at bay and their ad hoc family intact. But when Khoudi comes under the spell of the "Beautiful People"-the fortunate sons and daughters of the powerful and corrupt-the desire to resume an interrupted coming of age and forge her own destiny proves impossible to resist. A profound and tender portrayal of the connections we forge to survive the fate we're dealt, Little Family marks the further blossoming of a unique global voice"-- Provided by publisher.

Available copies

  • 28 of 29 copies available at Bibliomation. (Show)
  • 2 of 2 copies available at Bridgeport Public Library.

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  • 0 current holds with 29 total copies.
Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Newfield Branch - Bridgeport FIC BEAH (Text) 34000147983910 Adult New Fiction Available -
North Branch - Bridgeport FIC BEAH (Text) 34000147983902 Adult Fiction Available -

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