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The Illegal
by Lawrence Hill


Overview - Keita Ali is an elite runner living in Zantoroland, a poor, fictional island that is erupting in political violence. When his father, a journalist, is murdered, Keita escapes to the wealthy nation of Freedom State an imagined country much like our own.  Read more...

 
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Overview
Keita Ali is an elite runner living in Zantoroland, a poor, fictional island that is erupting in political violence. When his father, a journalist, is murdered, Keita escapes to the wealthy nation of Freedom State an imagined country much like our own. A stateless refugee without documentation, Keita must hide from the authorities even as he races marathons to support himself and ransom his sister who has been kidnapped. This tension-filled novel by the best-selling author of Someone Knows My Name is an astute exploration of dislocation, starting all over again, and the desperate need for home and community. Compelling and"

 
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  • ISBN-13: 9780393353686
  • ISBN-10: 0393353680
  • Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company
  • Publish Date: January 2017
  • Page Count: 416
  • Dimensions: 8 x 5.4 x 1.2 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 0.7 pounds


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