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The Resource Wife of the gods : a novel, Kwei Quartey

Wife of the gods : a novel, Kwei Quartey

Label
Wife of the gods : a novel
Title
Wife of the gods
Title remainder
a novel
Statement of responsibility
Kwei Quartey
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
An original debut novel set in Ghana, is the story of Detective Inspector Darko Dawson, who is sent from the big city to the village of Ketanu to solve the murder of an accomplished young AIDS worker. Darko's own mother disappeared from this same village many years ago, and as the mystery unfolds, the reader meets a rich cast of characters, and learns about Trokosi, a system where young teenage girls are sent to live with fetish priests to bring good fortune to their families. Darko explores the motivations and secrets of the residents of Ketanu, and in addition to solving a recent murder, discovers the shocking truth about his own mother's disappearance
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Quartey, Kwei
Dewey number
813/.6
Index
no index present
LC call number
PS3617.U37
LC item number
W54 2009
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Murder
  • Missing persons
  • Mothers
  • Ghana
Label
Wife of the gods : a novel, Kwei Quartey
Link
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
1679358
Dimensions
21 cm
Edition
First edition
Extent
x, 319 pages
Isbn
9780812979367
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
map, 1 portrait
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 1679358
  • (OCoLC)466340880
Label
Wife of the gods : a novel, Kwei Quartey
Link
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
1679358
Dimensions
21 cm
Edition
First edition
Extent
x, 319 pages
Isbn
9780812979367
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
map, 1 portrait
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 1679358
  • (OCoLC)466340880

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