GraceLand

GraceLand

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In this dazzling debut by a singular new talent, the sprawling, swampy, cacophonous city of Lagos, Nigeria, provides the backdrop to the story of Elvis, a teenage Elvis impersonator hoping to make his way out of the ghetto. Broke, beset by floods, and beatings by his alcoholic father, and with no job opportunities in sight, Elvis is tempted by a life of crime. Thus begins his odyssey into the dangerous underworld of Lagos, guided by his friend Redemption and accompanied… (more)

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Publisher: Farrar, Straus and Giroux (January 26, 2005)

Collection: Farrar, Straus and Giroux

Format: EPUB

Protection: DRM

Language: English

Awards: Hemingway Foundation/PEN Award 2005 winner


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