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Yvonne Adhiambo Owuor

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Yvonne Adhiambo Owuor was born in Kenya. Winner of the Caine Prize for African Writing, she has also received an Iowa Writers’ Fellowship. Her work has appeared in McSweeney’s and other publications, and she has been a TEDx Nairobi speaker and a Lannan Foundation resident. She lives in Brisbane, Australia.

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October 7, 2014
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Dust

Written by Yvonne Adhiambo Owuor


Format: Trade Paperback, 384 pages
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: October 7, 2014
Price: $16.95

When a young man is gunned down in the streets of Nairobi, his grief-stricken father and sister bring his body back to their crumbling home in the Kenyan drylands. But the murder has stirred up memories long since buried, precipitating a series of events no one could have foreseen. As the... Read more >
Also available as an eBook and a hardcover.

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Dust

Written by Yvonne Adhiambo Owuor


Format: Hardcover, 384 pages
Publisher: Knopf
On Sale: January 28, 2014
Price: $25.95

From a breathtaking new voice, a novel about a splintered family in Kenya—a story of power and deceit, unrequited love, survival and sacrifice.

Odidi Oganda, running for his life, is gunned down in the streets of Nairobi. His grief-stricken sister, Ajany, just returned from Brazil, and their father bring his body back... Read more >
Also available as an eBook and a trade paperback.

Dust

Written by Yvonne Adhiambo Owuor


Format: eBook, 384 pages
Publisher: Knopf
On Sale: January 28, 2014
Price: $12.99

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Also available as a hardcover and a trade paperback.
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