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The Shadow Speaker

(2007)
A novel by

 
 
Awards
Andre Norton Award Best Book (nominee)
Driven by vengeance. Destined for peace.

Niger, West Africa, 2070:
After fifteen-year old Ejii witnesses her father's beheading, her world shatters. In an era of mind-blowing technology and seductive magic, Ejii embarks on a mystical journey to track down her father's killer. With a newfound friend by her side, Ejii comes face to face with an earth turned inside outÀ"and with her own magical powers.

But Ejii soon discovers that her travels across the sands of the Sahara have a greater purpose. Her people need to be protected from a force seeking to annihilate them. And Ejii may be just the hero to do it.

This futuristic, fantastical adventure heralds a bright new talent on the YA fantasy scene.



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Used availability for Nnedi Okorafor-Mbachu's The Shadow Speaker

Hardback Editions

April 2009 : USA Library Binding

Title: The Shadow Speaker
Author(s): Nnedi Okorafor-Mbachu
ISBN: 1-4395-9809-6 / 978-1-4395-9809-2 (USA edition)
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October 2007 : USA Hardback
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Title: The Shadow Speaker
Author(s): Nnedi Okorafor-Mbachu
ISBN: 1-4231-0033-6 / 978-1-4231-0033-1 (USA edition)
Publisher: Hyperion Book CH
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Paperback Editions

March 2009 : USA Paperback
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Title: The Shadow Speaker
Author(s): Nnedi Okorafor-Mbachu
ISBN: 1-4231-0036-0 / 978-1-4231-0036-2 (USA edition)
Publisher: Hyperion Book CH
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   Amazon AU