The Resource Speak no evil : a novel, Uzodinma Iweala

Speak no evil : a novel, Uzodinma Iweala

Label
Speak no evil : a novel
Title
Speak no evil
Title remainder
a novel
Statement of responsibility
Uzodinma Iweala
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Contributor
Author
Narrator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
In the long-anticipated novel from the author of the critically acclaimed Beasts of No Nation, a revelation shared between two privileged teenagers from very different backgrounds sets off a chain of events with devastating consequences.On the surface, Niru leads a charmed life. Raised by two attentive parents in Washington, D.C., he's a top student and a track star at his prestigious private high school. Bound for Harvard in the fall, his prospects are bright. But Niru has a painful secret: he is queer--an abominable sin to his conservative Nigerian parents. No one knows except Meredith, his best friend, the daughter of prominent Washington insiders--and the one person who seems not to judge him.When his father accidentally discovers Niru is gay, the fallout is brutal and swift. Coping with troubles of her own, however, Meredith finds that she has little left emotionally to offer him. As the two friends struggle to reconcile their desires against the expectations and institutions that seek to define them, they find themselves speeding toward a future more violent and senseless than they can imagine. Neither will escape unscathed.In the tradition of Junot Diaz's The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao and Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie's Americanah, Speak No Evil explores what it means to be different in a fundamentally conformist society and how that difference plays out in our inner and outer struggles. It is a novel about the power of words and self-identification, about who gets to speak and who has the power to speak for other people. As heart-wrenching and timely as his breakout debut, Beasts of No Nation, Uzodinma Iweala's second novel cuts to the core of our humanity and leaves us reeling in its wake
Accompanying matter
technical information on music
Cataloging source
TEFOD
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Iweala, Uzodinma
Dewey number
823/.92
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not applicable
Format of music
not applicable
LC call number
PS3609.W43
LC item number
S64 2018ab
Literary text for sound recordings
fiction
Music parts
not applicable
PerformerNote
  • Read by Julia Whelan and Prentice Onayemi
  • Performed by Prentice Onayemi and Julia Whelan
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1984-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Onayemi, Prentice
  • Whelan, Julia
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Teenagers
  • Gay teenagers
  • FICTION / Literary
  • FICTION / General
  • FICTION / African American / General
  • FICTION / LGBT / General
  • Gay teenagers
  • Teenagers
Target audience
adult
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not applicable
Label
Speak no evil : a novel, Uzodinma Iweala
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unknown
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unknown
Carrier category
online resource
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  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
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unknown
Content category
spoken word
Content type code
  • spw
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
on1027963716
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  • unknown
Edition
Unabridged.
Extent
1 online resource (1 sound file (6 hr., 25 min., 16 sec.))
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unknown
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online
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Isbn
9780062798961
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computer
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rdamedia
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  • c
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digital.
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sound
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digital recording
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  • other
  • remote
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other
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D5A74E75-B6F2-46A4-8828-D478829287D1
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(OCoLC)1027963716
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Label
Speak no evil : a novel, Uzodinma Iweala
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Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
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unknown
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
not applicable
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Content category
spoken word
Content type code
  • spw
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
on1027963716
Dimensions
  • not applicable
  • unknown
Edition
Unabridged.
Extent
1 online resource (1 sound file (6 hr., 25 min., 16 sec.))
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9780062798961
Kind of cutting
not applicable
Kind of disc cylinder or tape
not applicable
Kind of material
unknown
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other physical details
digital.
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
sound
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
  • other
  • remote
Speed
other
Stock number
D5A74E75-B6F2-46A4-8828-D478829287D1
System control number
(OCoLC)1027963716
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not applicable
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