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Song for Night
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Song for Night (Paperback)

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Even with the knowledge that there are some sins too big for even God to forgive, every night my sky is still full of stars; a wonderful song for night. Trained as a human mine detector, My Luck, a boy soldier in West Africa witnesses and takes part in unspeakable brutality. At 12, his vocal cords are cut to prevent him from screaming and giving away his platoon's presence, should he be blown up. Awaking after an explosion to find that he's lost his platoon, he traces his steps back through abandoned villages and rotting corpses - and through his own memories - in search of his comrades. The horrors of past events lead My Luck to find some glimmer of hope and beauty in this nightmarish place.

Fiction & PoetryModern & contemporary fiction post c 1945 Publisher: Telegram Books Publication Date: 11/09/2008 ISBN-13: 9781846590573  Details: Type: Paperback Format: Books
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Chris Abani is a Nigerian poet and novelist and the author of Kalakuta Republic (Saqi) The Virgin of Flames, Becoming Abigail (a New York Times Editor's Choice), and GraceLand (winner of the 2005 PEN/Hemingway Prize and the Hurston/Wright Legacy Award). His other prizes include a PEN Freedom to Write Award, a Prince Claus Award, and a Lannan Literary Fellowship. He lives and teaches in California.

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