We Need New Names (e-bok)
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2013-06-06
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Random House
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9781448156238
We Need New Names (e-bok)

We Need New Names (e-bok)

E-bok (EPUB - DRM), Engelska, 2013-06-06
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**SHORTLISTED FOR THE MAN BOOKER PRIZE 2013** Ten-year-old Darling has a choice: it s down, or out To play the country-game, we have to choose a country. Everybody wants to be the USA and Britain and Canada and Australia and Switzerland and them. Nobody wants to be rags of countries like Congo, like Somalia, like Iraq, like Sudan, like Haiti and not even this one we live in who wants to be a terrible place of hunger and things falling apart? Darling and her friends live in a shanty called Paradise, which of course is no such thing. It isn t all bad, though. There s mischief and adventure, games of Find bin Laden, stealing guavas, singing Lady Gaga at the tops of their voices.They dream of the paradises of America, Dubai, Europe, where Madonna and Barack Obama and David Beckham live. For Darling, that dream will come true. But, like the thousands of people all over the world trying to forge new lives far from home, Darling finds this new paradise brings its own set of challenges for her and also for those she s left behind. Stunning New York Times Extraordinary Daily Telegraph A debut that blends wit and pain... Heartrending...wonderfully original Independent Sometimes shocking, often heartbreaking but also pulsing with colour and energy The Times
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    Noviolet Bulawayo

    Die zehnjährige Darling lebt im Chaos einer Blechhüttensiedlung. Paradise heißt ihr Zuhause, und fast alles fehlt: der Vater, die Schule, der Fernseher oder auch nur genug zu essen. Doch hier lassen einen die Erwachsenen in Ruhe, die Entwicklungsh...