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The Resource Song for night : a novella, by Chris Abani

Song for night : a novella, by Chris Abani

Label
Song for night : a novella
Title
Song for night
Title remainder
a novella
Statement of responsibility
by Chris Abani
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"My Luck, a West African boy soldier who has lost his voice, leads us on a terrifying yet beautiful journey through the nightmare landscape of a brutal war in search of his lost platoon"--Publisher description
Cataloging source
TEFOD
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Abani, Chris
Dewey number
823/.914
Index
no index present
LC call number
PR9387.9.A23
LC item number
S66 2006eb
Literary form
novels
Nature of contents
dictionaries
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Child soldiers
  • Mute persons
  • Children and war
  • Africa, West
  • FICTION
  • Child soldiers
  • Children and war
  • Mute persons
  • West Africa
Label
Song for night : a novella, by Chris Abani
Instantiates
Publication
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Cover Page; Title Page; Copyright Page; Table of Contents; Silence Is a Steady Hand, Palm Flat; Night Is a Palm Pulled Down over the Eyes; Death Is Two Fingers Sliding across the Throat; Memory Is a Pattern Cut into an Arm; Imagination Is a Forefinger between the Eyes; Dawn Is Two Hands Parting before the Face; A Funnel Is Fingertips Steepled, Palms Apart; Danger Is a Deeper Silence; Love Is a Backhanded Stroke to the Cheek; Listening Is a Hand Cupping an Ear like a Seashell; Fish Is a Hand Swimming through the Air; The Soul Has No Sign; Ghosts Are a Gentle Breath over Moving Fingers
  • Truth Is Forefinger to Tongue Raised SkywardMercy Is a Palm Turning Out from the Heart; Dreaming Is Hands Held in Prayer over the Nose; Town Is Hands Making Boxes in the Air; A Thumb in the Air, Clicking an Imaginary Lighter; Child's Play; A Hand Held like a Pistol; River Is a Flat Snake; Shelter Is Hands Protecting the Head; Music Is Any Dance You Can Pull Off; Roll Call Is Fingers Counting off a Palm; Fingers Pinching a Nose Is a Bad Smell; Dirty Is a Scrunched-up Face and a Palm Waving; Cowardice Is Spitting Once; A Question Is a Palm Turning Out from an Ear; Vision Is the Same As Dreaming
  • A Train Is Forearms Back and Forth Like PistonsLight Is Jazz Hands and a Smile; Mother Is Crossed Arms Rocking a Baby; Rest Is a Chin Held in a Palm; Fear Is an Open Hand Beating over the Heart; Will Is an Emphatic Finger Pointing; Home Is a Palm Fisted to the Heart; Acknowledgments
Control code
591527311
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781936070466
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
06fcd85c-aefb-4f7a-a23b-1c1f7a5eda13
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)591527311
Label
Song for night : a novella, by Chris Abani
Publication
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Cover Page; Title Page; Copyright Page; Table of Contents; Silence Is a Steady Hand, Palm Flat; Night Is a Palm Pulled Down over the Eyes; Death Is Two Fingers Sliding across the Throat; Memory Is a Pattern Cut into an Arm; Imagination Is a Forefinger between the Eyes; Dawn Is Two Hands Parting before the Face; A Funnel Is Fingertips Steepled, Palms Apart; Danger Is a Deeper Silence; Love Is a Backhanded Stroke to the Cheek; Listening Is a Hand Cupping an Ear like a Seashell; Fish Is a Hand Swimming through the Air; The Soul Has No Sign; Ghosts Are a Gentle Breath over Moving Fingers
  • Truth Is Forefinger to Tongue Raised SkywardMercy Is a Palm Turning Out from the Heart; Dreaming Is Hands Held in Prayer over the Nose; Town Is Hands Making Boxes in the Air; A Thumb in the Air, Clicking an Imaginary Lighter; Child's Play; A Hand Held like a Pistol; River Is a Flat Snake; Shelter Is Hands Protecting the Head; Music Is Any Dance You Can Pull Off; Roll Call Is Fingers Counting off a Palm; Fingers Pinching a Nose Is a Bad Smell; Dirty Is a Scrunched-up Face and a Palm Waving; Cowardice Is Spitting Once; A Question Is a Palm Turning Out from an Ear; Vision Is the Same As Dreaming
  • A Train Is Forearms Back and Forth Like PistonsLight Is Jazz Hands and a Smile; Mother Is Crossed Arms Rocking a Baby; Rest Is a Chin Held in a Palm; Fear Is an Open Hand Beating over the Heart; Will Is an Emphatic Finger Pointing; Home Is a Palm Fisted to the Heart; Acknowledgments
Control code
591527311
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781936070466
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
06fcd85c-aefb-4f7a-a23b-1c1f7a5eda13
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)591527311

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