An Elegy for Easterly

An Elegy for Easterly

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9.94 An Elegy for Easterly

A woman in a township in Zimbabwe is surrounded by throngs of dusty children but longs for a baby of her own; an old man finds that his new job making coffins at No Matter Funeral Parlor brings unexpected riches; a politician's widow stands quietly by at her husband's funeral, watching his colleagues bury an empty casket. Petina Gappah's characters may have ordinary hopes and dreams, but they are living in a world where a loaf of bread costs half a million dollars,… (more)

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Book Details  

Publisher: Farrar, Straus and Giroux (May 26, 2009)

Collection: Farrar, Straus and Giroux

Format: EPUB

Protection: DRM

Language: English

Awards: Guardian First Book Award 2009 winner