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The Resource House of stone : a novel, Novuyo Rosa Tshuma

House of stone : a novel, Novuyo Rosa Tshuma

Label
House of stone : a novel
Title
House of stone
Title remainder
a novel
Statement of responsibility
Novuyo Rosa Tshuma
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"Abednego and Agnes Mlambo's teenage son, Bukhosi, has gone missing, and the Mlambos fear the worst. Their enigmatic lodger, Zamani, seems to be their last, best hope for finding him. Since Bukhosi's disappearance, Zamani has been preternaturally helpful: hanging missing posters in downtown Bulawayo, handing out fliers to passersby, and joining in family prayer vigils with the flamboyant Reverend Pastor from Agnes's Blessed Anointings church. It's almost like Zamani is part of the family. But almost isn't nearly enough for Zamani. He ingratiates himself with Agnes and feeds alcoholic Abednego's addiction, desperate to extract their life stories and steep himself in borrowed family history, as keenly aware as any colonialist or power-mad despot that the one who controls the narrative inherits the future. As Abednego wrestles with the ghosts of his past and Agnes seeks solace in a deep-rooted love, their histories converge and each must confront the past to find their place in a new Zimbabwe"--
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Provided by publisher
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Tshuma, Novuyo Rosa
Dewey number
823/.92
Index
no index present
LC call number
PR9390.9.T78
LC item number
H68 2019
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Families
  • Missing persons
  • Belonging (Social psychology)
  • Self-realization
  • Bulawayo (Zimbabwe)
  • Zimbabwe
Label
House of stone : a novel, Novuyo Rosa Tshuma
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
First American edition.
Extent
374 pages
Isbn
9780393635423
Lccn
2018037974
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
  • 2018037974
  • (OCoLC)1037807902
Label
House of stone : a novel, Novuyo Rosa Tshuma
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
First American edition.
Extent
374 pages
Isbn
9780393635423
Lccn
2018037974
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
  • 2018037974
  • (OCoLC)1037807902

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