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The Resource The memory of love, Aminatta Forna

The memory of love, Aminatta Forna

Label
The memory of love
Title
The memory of love
Statement of responsibility
Aminatta Forna
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Adrian Lockheart is a psychologist escaping his life in England. Arriving in Freetown in the wake of civil war, he struggles with the intensity of the heat, dirt and secrets this country hides. A story unfolds about ordinary people in extraordinary circumstances and the indelible effects of the past
Summary
While a gifted young surgeon is haunted by memories of the civil war that has decimated his Sierra Leone home, a patient relates disturbing stories about the post-colonial years and a well-intentioned British psychiatrist draws all of them into the path of an enigmatic woman
Storyline
Pace
Tone
Writing style
Award
  • Commonwealth Writers' Prize, Africa: Best Book, 2011.
  • Commonwealth Writers' Prize for Best Book, 2011.
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
369196
Cataloging source
TXB
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Forna, Aminatta
Dewey number
823/.92
Index
no index present
LC call number
PR6106.O766
LC item number
M46 2011
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Psychiatrists
  • Surgeons
  • English
  • Sierra Leone
Target audience
adult
Label
The memory of love, Aminatta Forna
Instantiates
Publication
Distribution
Copyright
Note
Originally published: London : Bloomsbury Pub., 2010
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
445 pages
Isbn
9780802119650
Lccn
bl2010031833
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
  • 694184237
  • (OCoLC)694184237
Label
The memory of love, Aminatta Forna
Publication
Distribution
Copyright
Note
Originally published: London : Bloomsbury Pub., 2010
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
445 pages
Isbn
9780802119650
Lccn
bl2010031833
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
  • 694184237
  • (OCoLC)694184237

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