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The dragonfly sea : a novel, Yvonne Adhiambo Owuor

Label
The dragonfly sea : a novel
Title
The dragonfly sea
Title remainder
a novel
Statement of responsibility
Yvonne Adhiambo Owuor
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"On the small island of Pate, off the coast of Kenya, lives a girl named Ayaana. She is solitary and stubborn--she and her mother, Munira, are outcasts from the insular local society--and her kitten is her main companion. When a wizened sailor named Muhidin, also an outsider, enters their lives, Ayaana receives what she has long hoped for: a father. But this makeshift family's happiness crumbles as Ayaana grows into adulthood and the threats against her begin to mount: from an Islamic extremist, from the black-clad strangers who kidnap Muhidin's son, from a human trafficker, from the simmering resentments of those around her. So when a contingent of cultural emissaries from China invite Ayaana abroad, she embarks on a dramatic ship's journey to the Far East, where she will make friends and enemies; be seduced by the mercurial scion of a powerful Turkish business family; be initiated into a world of intrigue and passion and high stakes; and, at last, find understanding where she least expects it. Her one constant remains her devotion to the sea, which pulls her across the globe in search of a place where she can love and be loved"--
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Provided by publisher
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Owuor, Yvonne Adhiambo
Dewey number
823/.92
Illustrations
maps
Index
no index present
LC call number
PR9381.9.O98
LC item number
D73 2019
Literary form
fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Adolescence
  • Choice (Psychology)
  • Adventure fiction
  • East Asia
  • Bildungromans
  • Action and adventure fiction
Label
The dragonfly sea : a novel, Yvonne Adhiambo Owuor
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Maps on end papers
  • "This is a Borzoi book"--Title page verso
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
2018020711
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
489 pages
Isbn
9780451494047
Lccn
2018020711
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
color map
System control number
(OCoLC)1037888169
Label
The dragonfly sea : a novel, Yvonne Adhiambo Owuor
Publication
Note
  • Maps on end papers
  • "This is a Borzoi book"--Title page verso
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
2018020711
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
489 pages
Isbn
9780451494047
Lccn
2018020711
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
color map
System control number
(OCoLC)1037888169

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