Transparent city

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A gripping portrait of contemporary urban Africa—by turns magic realist, deeply emotional, and savagely satirical.
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Grouping Title transparent city
Grouping Author ondjaki
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auth_author2 Henighan, Stephen, 1960-
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display_description "In a crumbling apartment block in Luanda, Angola, impoverished families hoard memories to survive a corrupt regime. Odonato-nostalgic for the days of socialism-searches for his son whose life as a petty criminal he laments. As his hope drains away, Odonato's flesh becomes transparent and his body increasingly weightless. Transparent City confirms Ondjaki as one of Africa's major writers."--
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subject_facet Africa -- Fiction, Fathers and sons -- Fiction, Luanda (Luanda, Angola) -- Fiction
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title_full Transparent city / Ondjaki ; translated from the Portuguese by Stephen Henighan
title_short Transparent city