The Resource Alien stories, by E. C. Osondu

Alien stories, by E. C. Osondu

Label
Alien stories
Title
Alien stories
Statement of responsibility
by E. C. Osondu
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"Celebrated Nigerian-born writer E.C. Osondu delivers a short-story collection of nimble dexterity and startling originality in his BOA Short Fiction Prize-winning Alien Stories. These eighteen startling stories, each centered around an encounter with the unexpected, explore what it means to be an alien. With a nod to the dual meaning of alien as both foreigner and exterrestrial, Osondu turns familiar science-fiction tropes and immigration narratives on their heads, blending one with the other to call forth a whirlwind of otherness. With wry observations about society and human nature, in shifting landscapes from Africa to America to outer space and back again, Alien Stories breaks down the concept of foreignness to reveal what unites us all as 'aliens' within a complex and interconnected universe."--
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DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Osondu, E. C
Dewey number
823/.914
Index
no index present
LC call number
PR9387.9.O856
LC item number
A79 2021
Literary form
fiction
Series statement
American reader series
Series volume
no. 36
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Aliens
  • Immigrants
  • Extraterrestrial beings
Label
Alien stories, by E. C. Osondu
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
21 cm.
Edition
First edition.
Extent
176 pages
Isbn
9781950774319
Lccn
2020048760
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
  • (OCoLC)1201227656
  • 2001383
  • (OCoLC)on1201227656
Label
Alien stories, by E. C. Osondu
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
21 cm.
Edition
First edition.
Extent
176 pages
Isbn
9781950774319
Lccn
2020048760
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
  • (OCoLC)1201227656
  • 2001383
  • (OCoLC)on1201227656

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