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001    on1033562252 
003    OCoLC 
005    20180828030019.0 
008    180423t20182018mnu           000 1 eng d 
010      2017953356 
019    1002564655 
020    9781555978129|q(paperback) 
020    1555978126|q(paperback) 
035    (OCoLC)1033562252|z(OCoLC)1002564655 
040    TOH|beng|erda|cTOH|dYDX|dBTCTA|dBDX|dUOK|dOCLCF|dT7B|dCGP
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049    CKEA 
050  4 PR9390.9.D36|bT45 2018 
082 04 823/.914|223 
100 1  Dangarembga, Tsitsi,|eauthor. 
245 10 This mournable body :|ba novel /|cTsitsi Dangarembga. 
264  1 Minneapolis, Minnesota :|bGraywolf Press,|c[2018] 
264  4 |c©2018 
300    284 pages ;|c21 cm 
336    text|btxt|2rdacontent 
337    unmediated|bn|2rdamedia 
338    volume|bnc|2rdacarrier 
520    "Anxious about her prospects after leaving a stagnant job,
       Tambudzai finds herself living in a run-down youth hostel 
       in downtown Harare. For reasons that include her grim 
       financial prospects and her age, she moves to a widow's 
       boarding house and eventually finds work as a biology 
       teacher. But at every turn in her attempt to make a life 
       for herself, she is faced with a fresh humiliation, until 
       the painful contrast between the future she imagined and 
       her daily reality ultimately drives her to a breaking 
       point. In This Mournable Body, Tsitsi Dangarembga returns 
       to the protagonist of her acclaimed first novel, Nervous 
       Conditions, to examine how the hope and potential of a 
       young girl and a fledgling nation can sour over time and 
       become a bitter and floundering struggle for survival. As 
       a last resort, Tambudzai takes an ecotourism job that 
       forces her to return to her parents' impoverished 
       homestead. It is this homecoming, in Dangarembga's tense 
       and psychologically charged novel, that culminates in an 
       act of betrayal, revealing just how toxic the combination 
       of colonialism and capitalism can be." 
650  0 Biology teachers|zZimbabwe|zHarare|vFiction. 
650  0 Boardinghouses|zZimbabwe|zHarare|vFiction. 
650  0 Ecotourism|zZimbabwe|zHarare|vFiction. 
650  7 Biology teachers.|2fast|0(OCoLC)fst00832504 
650  7 Boardinghouses.|2fast|0(OCoLC)fst00835110 
650  7 Ecotourism.|2fast|0(OCoLC)fst00902317 
650  7 FICTION / Literary.|2bisacsh 
651  0 Harare (Zimbabwe)|vFiction. 
651  7 Zimbabwe|zHarare.|2fast|0(OCoLC)fst01224146 
655  7 Fiction.|2fast|0(OCoLC)fst01423787 
914    FARM256755 
994    C0|bCKE 
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