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What is the what : the autobiography of Valentino Achak Deng : a novel

Eggers, Dave.

New York : Vintage Books, 2007, c2006.

xv, 538 p. : map ; 21 cm.

A biographical novel traces the story of Valentino Achak Deng, who as a boy was separated from his family when his village in southern Sudan was attacked, and became one of the estimated 17,000 "lost boys of Sudan" before relocating from a Kenyan refugee camp to Atlanta in 2001.

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ISBN:

978-0-307-38590-1

ISBN:

978-0-307-38590-1

Author:

Eggers, Dave.

Title:

What is the what : the autobiography of Valentino Achak Deng : a novel / Dave Eggers.

VaryingTitle:

Autobiography of Valentino Achak Deng, a novel.

Edition:

1st Vintage Books ed.

Publisher:

New York : Vintage Books, 2007, c2006.

Physical:

xv, 538 p. : map ; 21 cm.

Notes:

Originally published: San Francisco : McSweeney's, 2006.

Summary:

A biographical novel traces the story of Valentino Achak Deng, who as a boy was separated from his family when his village in southern Sudan was attacked, and became one of the estimated 17,000 "lost boys of Sudan" before relocating from a Kenyan refugee camp to Atlanta in 2001.

Subject:

Deng, Valentino Achak--Fiction.

Subject:

Sudanese--United States--Fiction.

Subject:

Refugees--Sudan--Fiction.

Subject:

Refugees--United States--Fiction.

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