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The Resource A storm blew in from paradise, Johannes Anyuru ; translated from the Swedish by Rachel Willson-Broyles

A storm blew in from paradise, Johannes Anyuru ; translated from the Swedish by Rachel Willson-Broyles

Label
A storm blew in from paradise
Title
A storm blew in from paradise
Statement of responsibility
Johannes Anyuru ; translated from the Swedish by Rachel Willson-Broyles
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • swe
  • eng
Summary
"P's greatest dream is to fly. He sets out to become a Ugandan fighter pilot, training in an academy in Greece. When the 1971 Idi Amin coup in his homeland disrupts his plans, he defects and becomes a man on the run. In this extraordinary novel based on his own father's fate, Anyuru evokes P's struggles in gorgeous, vivid prose. As a refugee, military-camp prisoner, and exile, P never gives up hope and continues to dream of life as a pilot. In a story told across two generations, P searches for identity and purpose in a world in which nowhere is home."--Amazon.com
Member of
Cataloging source
YDX
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1979-
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Anyuru, Johannes
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Fighter pilots
  • Defectors
  • Uganda
Label
A storm blew in from paradise, Johannes Anyuru ; translated from the Swedish by Rachel Willson-Broyles
Instantiates
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
22 cm
Extent
253 pages
Isbn
9781642860443
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
  • (OCoLC)on1091586095
  • (OCoLC)1091586095
  • 3249300
Label
A storm blew in from paradise, Johannes Anyuru ; translated from the Swedish by Rachel Willson-Broyles
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
22 cm
Extent
253 pages
Isbn
9781642860443
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
  • (OCoLC)on1091586095
  • (OCoLC)1091586095
  • 3249300

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