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Author Obioma, Chigozie, 1986- author.

Title The fishermen : a novel / Chigozie Obioma.

Publication Info. New York : Little, Brown and Company, 2015.


Location Pub Note Copy No. Status
 DeKalb PL Adult Fiction - DKLY-12  FIC OBI    AVAILABLE
 Galena PL Adult Fiction - GALY-13  FIC OBI    AVAILABLE
 Mokena Community PL Adult Fiction - MKBB-1  OBIOMA C    AVAILABLE
 Moline PL Adult Fiction - MPLG-6  FIC OBI    AVAILABLE
 New Lenox PL Adult Fiction - NLBB-1  OBI    AVAILABLE
 North Suburban PLD Loves Park Adult Fiction - NSLY-11  F OBIOMA    AVAILABLE
 Rock Island SD 41 - High School Stacks - RHSG-6  F OBIO    AVAILABLE
 Rock Island Southwest Branch Adult Fiction - RISG-8  FIC OBIOMA    MISSING +1 HOLD
 Sycamore PL Adult 2nd Floor - SYLY-12  FIC OBI    AVAILABLE
 Woodstock PL Adult Fiction - WOLY-11  FICTION OBIOMA    AVAILABLE
Edition First North American edition.
Description 297 pages : illustrations, map ; 24 cm
text txt rdacontent
unmediated n rdamedia
volume nc rdacarrier
Summary "Told from the point of view of nine-year-old Benjamin, the youngest of four brothers, The Fishermen is the Cain and Abel-esque story of an unforgettable childhood in 1990s Nigeria. When their father has to travel to a distant city for work, the brothers take advantage of his extended absence to skip school and go fishing. At the forbidden nearby river, they encounter a madman who predicts that one of the brothers will kill another. What happens next is an almost mythic event whose impact--both tragic and redemptive--will transcend the lives and imaginations of The Fishermen's characters and its readers"--Page 4 of cover.
Subject Brothers -- Nigeria -- Fiction.
Fishers -- Nigeria -- Fiction.
Fratricide -- Nigeria -- Fiction.
Nigeria -- Fiction.
ISBN 9780316338370 (hardcover)
0316338370 (hardcover)

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