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International IMPAC Dublin Literary Awards Best Novel (nominee)
"A richly detailed, poignant, and utterly fascinating look into another culture and how it is cross-pollinated by our own. It brings to mind the work of Ha Jin in its power and revelation of the new."--T. Coraghessan BoyleThe sprawling, swampy, cacophonous city of Lagos, Nigeria, provides the backdrop to the story of Elvis, a teenage Elvis impersonator hoping to make his way out of the ghetto. Nuanced, lyrical, and pitch perfect, this is a remarkable story of a son and his father, and an examination of postcolonial Nigeria, where the trappings of American culture reign supreme.

 
Used availability for Chris Abani's Graceland


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Hardback Editions

May 2008 : USA Library Binding
Title: Graceland
Author(s): Chris Abani
ISBN: 1-4352-9168-9 / 978-1-4352-9168-3 (USA edition)
Publisher: Paw Prints 2008-05-29
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February 2004 : USA Hardback
Title: GraceLand: A Novel
Author(s): Chris Abani
ISBN: 0-374-16589-0 / 978-0-374-16589-5 (USA edition)
Publisher: Farrar, Straus and Giroux
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Paperback Editions

January 2005 : USA Paperback
Title: Graceland (Today Show Pick January 2005)
Author(s): Chris Abani
ISBN: 0-312-42528-7 / 978-0-312-42528-9 (USA edition)
Publisher: Picador
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April 2005 : USA Paperback
Title: Graceland
Author(s): Chris Abani
ISBN: 0-312-42311-X / 978-0-312-42311-7 (USA edition)
Publisher: Picador USA
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Audio Editions

January 2005 : USA Audio edition
Title: Graceland
Author(s): Chris Abani
Publisher: Recorded Books
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2004 : USA Audio CD
Title: Graceland
Author(s): Chris Abani
ISBN: 1-4193-0301-5 / 978-1-4193-0301-2 (USA edition)
Publisher: RecordedBooks
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Kindle Editions

January 2005 : Canada, UK Kindle edition
Title: GraceLand: A Novel
Author(s): Chris Abani
Publisher: Farrar, Straus and Giroux
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