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

Wife of the gods : a novel, by Kwei J. Quartey

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Wife of the gods : a novel
Title
Wife of the gods
Title remainder
a novel
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by Kwei J. Quartey
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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
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Title
Wife of the gods
Creator
Summary
Investigating the murder of an AIDS worker in an African community from which his mother went missing years earlier, Detective Inspector Darko Dawson collects details about the killing and realizes that he is close to solving the truth about his mother'sdisappearance
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320185
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
813/.6
Index
no index present
LC call number
PS3617.U37
LC item number
W54 2009
Literary form
fiction
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True
Series statement
Inspector Darko Dawson mysteries,
Series volume
1
Target audience
adult
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by Kwei J. Quartey
Wife of the gods : a novel, by Kwei J. Quartey
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Wife of the gods : a novel, by Kwei J. Quartey
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ocn236117395
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Edition
1st ed.
Extent
p. cm.
Isbn
9781400067596
Isbn Type
(alk. paper)
Lccn
2008032579
System control number
(OCoLC)236117395

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