Oil on Water

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Product Number: Z100100866
Released: Aug 10, 2015
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ISBN: #9781611201246
Narrator/s: Richard Allen
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In a story rich with atmosphere and taut with suspense, "Oil on Water" explores the conflict between idealism and cynical disillusionment in a journey full of danger and unintended consequences.

Author(s): Helon Habila
Original Publish Date: Jan 01, 1900


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Oil on Water
Product Number: BX00045632
Product Number:DD0458
Product Number:Z100100866

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Author(s): Helon Habila
Narrator(s): Richard Allen
Product Number DD0458
Released: May 16, 2011
Business Term: Purchase
ISBN: #9781611201222

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"Habila's haunting novel, set in the violent, anarchic world of today's Niger River Delta, has an important story to tell for anyone on the planet who puts petroleum in his or her car. Zaq and Rufus, two Nigerian journalists, wander through the nightmare landscape of poisoned rivers, deserted villages, impoverished refugees, murderous militants, and equally murderous soldiers in search of a kidnapped Englishwoman and, perhaps, something more. Richard Allen's deep, rich voice makes the characters come to life, although the West African accent he uses can be a little distracting. Yet his pacing is perfect, and his diction always clear. This is a compelling story well read and worth hearing. F.C. (c) AudioFile 2011, Portland, Maine"

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