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Chris Abani

Chris Abani is the acclaimed author of GraceLand and The Virgin of Flames. He is the recipient of a Guggenheim Fellowship, the Hemingway/PEN Prize, the PEN Beyond the Margins Award, the Hurston Wright Award, and a Lannan Literary Fellowship, among many honors. Born in Nigeria, he is currently a Board of Trustees Professor of English at Northwestern University. He lives in Chicago.

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The Secret History of Las Vegas
Written by Chris Abani
Penguin Books | Trade Paperback | January 2014
$16.00/18.00(Canada) | 978-0-14-312495-5 (0-14-312495-1)

A gritty, riveting, and wholly original murder mystery from PEN/Hemingway Award-winning author and 2015 Edgar Awards winner Chris Abani

Before he can retire, Las Vegas detective Salazar is determined to solve a recent spate of murders. When he encounters a pair of conjoined twins with a container of blood near their... Read more






The Virgin of Flames
Written by Chris Abani
Penguin Books | Trade Paperback | January 2007
$16.00/18.00(Canada) | 978-0-14-303877-1 (0-14-303877-X)

From the author of the award-winning GraceLand comes a searing, dazzlingly written novel of a tarnished City of Angels

Praised as “singular” (The Philadelphia Inquirer) and “extraordinary” (The New York Times Book Review), GraceLand stunned critics and instantly established Chris Abani as an exciting new voice in fiction. In his...

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Best African American Essays 2010
Written by Dorothy Sterling and Chris Abani, Series edited by Gerald Early, Edited by Randall Kennedy and Nikki Giovanni
One World | Trade Paperback | December 2009
$16.00/19.95(Canada) | 978-0-553-38537-3 (0-553-38537-2)

Here is the superb second edition of the annual anthology devoted to the best nonfiction writing by African American authors—provocative works from an unprecedented and unforgettable year when truth was stranger (and more inspiring) than fiction.
 
The galvanizing election of Barack Obama was on the minds—and the pages—of authors everywhere. Best African... Read more





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