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Luxurious Hearses (A Story from Say You're One of Them) By Uwem Akpan Kevin R. Free,

  • Title: Luxurious Hearses (A Story from Say You're One of Them)
  • Author: Uwem Akpan Kevin R. Free
  • ISBN: 9781607884941
  • Page: 455
  • Format: Audiobook
  • Uwem Akpan s stunning stories humanize the perils of poverty and violence so piercingly that few readers will feel they ve ever encountered Africa so immediately The eight year old narrator of An Ex Mas Feast needs only enough money to buy books and pay fees in order to attend school Even when his twelve year old sister takes to the streets to raise these meager funds,Uwem Akpan s stunning stories humanize the perils of poverty and violence so piercingly that few readers will feel they ve ever encountered Africa so immediately The eight year old narrator of An Ex Mas Feast needs only enough money to buy books and pay fees in order to attend school Even when his twelve year old sister takes to the streets to raise these meager funds, his dream can t be granted Food comes first His family lives in a street shanty in Nairobi, Kenya, but their way of both loving and taking advantage of each other strikes a universal chord In the second of his stories published in a New Yorker special fiction issue, Akpan takes us far beyond what we thought we knew about the tribal conflict in Rwanda The story is told by a young girl, who, with her little brother, witnesses the worst possible scenario between parents They are asked to do the previously unimaginable in order to protect their children This singular collection will also take the reader inside Nigeria, Benin, and Ethiopia, revealing in beautiful prose the harsh consequences for children of life in Africa.Akpan s voice is a literary miracle, rendering lives of almost unimaginable deprivation and terror into stories that are nothing short of transcendent.
    Luxurious Hearses A Story from Say You re One of Them Uwem Akpan s stunning stories humanize the perils of poverty and violence so piercingly that few readers will feel they ve ever encountered Africa so immediately The eight year old narrator of An Ex M

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    1. this story was very sickening was so sad to watch people treat each other the way the characters treated each other in the story ere was so much religious descrimination against each other it was very sad to read e ending of the story wa even tragic it was very sad to read the people were so cruel to each other because of difference in religion sad

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