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Johnny Mad Dog - Emmanuel Dongala, Maria Louise Ascher
Johnny Mad Dog
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A Los Angeles Times Book Review Favorite Book of the YearJohnny Mad Dog, age sixteen, is a member of a rebel faction bent on seizing control of war-torn Congo. Laokolé, at the same age, simply wants to finish high school. Together, they narrate a crossing of paths that has explosive results. Set... show more
A Los Angeles Times Book Review Favorite Book of the YearJohnny Mad Dog, age sixteen, is a member of a rebel faction bent on seizing control of war-torn Congo. Laokolé, at the same age, simply wants to finish high school. Together, they narrate a crossing of paths that has explosive results. Set amid the chaos of West Africa's civil wars, and acclaimed by such writers as Philip Roth and Chinua Achebe, Emmanuel Dongala's powerful, exuberant, and terrifying new work is a coming-of-age story like no other.
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Format: paperback
ISBN: 9780312425302 (0312425309)
ASIN: 312425309
Publisher: Picador
Pages no: 336
Edition language: English
Category:
Cultural, Africa, War
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Free Book Day 2010! This looks real interesting.
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