The Resource The Fishermen

The Fishermen

Label
The Fishermen
Title
The Fishermen
Statement of responsibility
Chigozie Obioma
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
In this dazzling debut novel, four young brothers in a small Nigerian town encounter a madman, whose prophecy of violence threatens the core of their family Told from the point of view of nine-year-old Benjamin, the youngest of four brothers, The Fishermen is the Cain and Abel-esque story of an unforgettable childhood in 1990s Nigeria. When their father has to travel to a distant city for work, the brothers take advantage of his extended absence to skip school and go fishing. At the forbidden nearby river they encounter a madman, who predicts that one of the brothers will kill another. What
Summary
In a Nigerian town in the mid 1990s, four brothers encounter a madman whose mystic prophecy of violence threatens the core of their close-knit family
Storyline
Tone
Writing style
Award
  • Library Journal Best Books, 2015.
  • Los Angeles Times Art Seidenbaum Award for First Fiction, 2015.
  • New York Times Notable Book, 2015.
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10409879
Cataloging source
EBLCP
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1986-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Obioma, Chigozie
Dewey number
813
Index
no index present
LC call number
PR9387.9.O2756
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Brothers
  • Fishers
  • Fratricide
  • Nigeria
Target audience
adult
Label
The Fishermen
Link
http://evpl.lib.overdrive.com/ContentDetails.htm?ID=3ECDF0F2-6AE5-4790-9440-164F5C73CB70
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Description based upon print version of record
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Color
mixed
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Contents
Cover; Title Page; Dedication; Epigraph; Map; Contents; 1: FISHERMEN; 2: THE RIVER; 3: THE EAGLE; 4: THE PYTHON; 5: THE METAMORPHOSIS; 6: THE MADMAN; 7: THE FALCONER; 8: THE LOCUSTS; 9: THE SPARROW; 10: THE FUNGUS; 11: THE SPIDERS; 12: THE SEARCHDOG; 13: THE LEECH; 14: THE LEVIATHAN; 15: THE TADPOLE; 16: THE ROOSTERS; 17: THE MOTH; 18: THE EGRETS; Acknowledgements; Copyright; Advertisement
Control code
ocn902416522
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (359 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780316338363
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
  • c
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
3ECDF0F2-6AE5-4790-9440-164F5C73CB70
Label
The Fishermen
Link
http://evpl.lib.overdrive.com/ContentDetails.htm?ID=3ECDF0F2-6AE5-4790-9440-164F5C73CB70
Publication
Note
Description based upon print version of record
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Color
mixed
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Contents
Cover; Title Page; Dedication; Epigraph; Map; Contents; 1: FISHERMEN; 2: THE RIVER; 3: THE EAGLE; 4: THE PYTHON; 5: THE METAMORPHOSIS; 6: THE MADMAN; 7: THE FALCONER; 8: THE LOCUSTS; 9: THE SPARROW; 10: THE FUNGUS; 11: THE SPIDERS; 12: THE SEARCHDOG; 13: THE LEECH; 14: THE LEVIATHAN; 15: THE TADPOLE; 16: THE ROOSTERS; 17: THE MOTH; 18: THE EGRETS; Acknowledgements; Copyright; Advertisement
Control code
ocn902416522
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (359 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780316338363
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
  • c
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
3ECDF0F2-6AE5-4790-9440-164F5C73CB70

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