Oil on Water

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Product Details

Price
$15.95  $14.67
Publisher
W. W. Norton & Company
Publish Date
Pages
239
Dimensions
5.2 X 7.9 X 0.7 inches | 0.45 pounds
Language
English
Type
Paperback
EAN/UPC
9780393339642
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About the Author

Helon Habila is the author of Oil on Water, Measuring Time, Waiting for an Angel, and The Chibok Girls. He is associate professor of creative writing at George Mason University and lives in Virginia with his wife and three children.

Reviews

Habila has a filmic ability to etch scenes on the imagination.
Starred Review. A cinematic adventure and a remarkably tense race against the clock set in a haunting world of mangroves, floating villages, and jungle shrines--but it is also a brooding political tragedy in the Graham Greene tradition, one that illustrates the environmental and human costs of resource extraction in corrupt, postcolonial Africa....his mournful vision of the world never eclipses its fragile beauty, or its humanity.