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Seeing Double (Hardcover, 1st U.S. ed) Loot Price: R376 Discovery Miles 3 760 You Save: R93 (20%)
Seeing Double (Hardcover, 1st U.S. ed): Wilmot Patrick, Patrick F Wilmot
Seeing Double (Hardcover, 1st U.S. ed): Wilmot Patrick, Patrick F Wilmot

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Seeing Double (Hardcover, 1st U.S. ed)

Wilmot Patrick, Patrick F Wilmot

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All is not well in the West African State of Niagra. The General---the Unique Miracle of the Century---has banned all but country and western music; a giant statue of Elvis desecrates the sacred Amuz Rock; street children are terrorized by the General's disposal units, and someone is conducting experiments on unwitting Evangelical Christians. In Xanadu, Bob Marley, the sign painter, draws portraits that are more real than the real, more human than human, and longs for the mother stolen from him by Idi Amin Ogwu.
The nation rejoices when idealistic young army officers stage a bloodless coup, but the revolution and dreams of a utopian democracy are shortlived. An American-led A"coalition of the willingA" sponsors a countercoup and reinstates the General. The young idealists are rounded up, tortured, and murdered. Forced to flee to secret caves, the girlfriends, wives, and sisters of the revolutionaries gather together a guerrilla army of woman and children and prepare to wage a very unorthodox war against the General and his powerful allies.
"Seeing Double" is a provocative contemporary tale of dictatorship, kleptocracy, globalization, and greed. It is also a story of idealism, love, gangs, country and western music, Elvis, and war against terror.
With caustic humor and keen observation, "Seeing Double" is a biting satire that manages to be uncompromising in its analysis of world events and the African continent.


Imprint: Thomas Dunne Books
Country of origin: United States
Release date: August 2006
Authors: Wilmot Patrick • Patrick F Wilmot
Dimensions: 189 x 143 x 33mm (L x W x T)
Format: Hardcover - Sewn / Cloth over boards / With dust jacket
Pages: 416
Edition: 1st U.S. ed
ISBN-13: 978-0-312-34263-0
Barcode: 9780312342630
Categories: Books > Fiction > General & literary fiction > Modern fiction
LSN: 0-312-34263-2

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