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Chioniso and other stories, (ebook)

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Chioniso and other stories
Title
Chioniso and other stories
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Language
eng
Summary
In this new collection, Chioniso and other stories, we are once again reminded how Shimmer Chinodya mines his experience for nuggets. Playing with his doppelganger, Godfrey, he looks back on life in Harare, and in Zimbabwe, over the last decade, exploring it from a familial perspective. How does a father cope with a rebellious daughter or a wife he perceives as wayward? How does one mediate traditional gender roles? What to do when status in the form of a car undermines the stability of a marriage? How does one manage a friendship with a new farmer? What moral compromises are demanded by new wealth and political cronyism? And what is the effect of religion on our lives? Have we become more caring and compassionate, or does piety provide a mask, to disguise greed and ambition, and justify a contempt for the poor? This collection of stories will make you laugh, but it will also challenge you to reconsider what it means to be Zimbabwean in the 21st century
Cataloging source
Midwest
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Chinodya, Shimmer
Dewey number
813.6
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
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dictionaries
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hoopla digital
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Zimbabwe
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adult
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Chioniso and other stories, (ebook)
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Publication
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multicolored
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unknown
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1 online resource
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  • online
  • electronic
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Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781779221919
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(electronic bk.)
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MWT11580206
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remote
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11580206
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MWT11580206
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
Chioniso and other stories, (ebook)
Link
Publication
Color
multicolored
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781779221919
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Publisher number
MWT11580206
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
11580206
System control number
MWT11580206
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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