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Adé

A Love Story
Walker, Rebecca (Book - 2013 )
Average Rating: 5 stars out of 5.
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Story of the power of love and the limitations of the human heart. When Farida, a sophisticated college student, falls in love with Ade, a young Swahili man living on an idyllic island off the coast of Kenya, the two plan to marry and envision a simple life together--free of worldly possessions and concerns. But when Farida contracts malaria and finds herself caught in the middle of a civil war, reality crashes in around them. The lovers' solitude is interrupted by a world in the throes of massive upheaval that threatens to tear them apart, along with all they cherish.
Authors: Walker, Rebecca, 1969 November 17-
Title: Adé
a love story
Published: Boston :, New Harvest/Houghton Mifflin Harcourt,, 2013.
Characteristics: 112 pages ;,22 cm
Summary: Story of the power of love and the limitations of the human heart. When Farida, a sophisticated college student, falls in love with Ade, a young Swahili man living on an idyllic island off the coast of Kenya, the two plan to marry and envision a simple life together--free of worldly possessions and concerns. But when Farida contracts malaria and finds herself caught in the middle of a civil war, reality crashes in around them. The lovers' solitude is interrupted by a world in the throes of massive upheaval that threatens to tear them apart, along with all they cherish.
Local Note: 1
ISBN: 054414922X
9780544149229
Branch Call Number: F WAL
Statement of Responsibility: Rebecca Walker
Subject Headings: Kenya Fiction. Malaria Fiction. Man-woman relationships Fiction.
Genre/Form: Psychological fiction.
Love stories.
Topical Term: Malaria
Man-woman relationships
LCCN: 2013032960
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