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Thirty Girls

By Susan Minot

The long-awaited novel from the best-selling, award-winning author of Evening is a literary tour de force set in war-torn Africa.

Esther is a Ugandan teenager abducted by the Lord's Resistance Army and forced to witness and commit unspeakable atrocities, who is struggling to survive, to escape, and to find a way to live with what she has seen and done. Jane is an American journalist who has traveled to Africa, hoping to give a voice to children like Esther and to find her center after a series of failed relationships. In unflinching prose, Minot interweaves their stories, giving us razor-sharp portraits of two extraordinary young women confronting displacement, heartbreak, and the struggle to wrest meaning from events that test them both in unimaginable ways.  

With mesmerizing emotional intensity and stunning evocations of Africa's beauty and its horror, Minot gives us her most brilliant and ambitious novel yet.

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2014

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9780307266385


Format: Book
Author: Minot, Susan
Title: Thirty girls / Susan Minot.
Publisher Date: New York : Alfred A. Knopf, 2014.
Subject: Women journalists -- Africa -- Fiction. Abduction -- Fiction. Young women -- Crimes against -- Fiction. Africa -- Fiction.
Isbn: 9780307266385 (hardcover) 0307266389 (hardcover)
Current Holds: 0
System Items Available: 4
System Items Total: 5
Call Number: F Minot
Oclc: 869731992
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Bib Id: 494569

Format: Book
Author: Minot, Susan.
Title: Thirty girls / Susan Minot.
Edition: First edition.
Publisher, Date: New York : Alfred A. Knopf, 2014.
Description: 309 pages ; 25 cm
Subjects: Women journalists -- Africa -- Fiction.
Subjects: Abduction -- Fiction.
Subjects: Young women -- Crimes against -- Fiction.
Subjects: Africa -- Fiction.
LCCN: 2013009708
ISBN: 9780307266385 (hardcover)
ISBN: 0307266389 (hardcover)
Requests: 0
Available Copies: 4
Total Copies: 5
Call Number: F Minot