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Every Day is for the Thief
Author: Teju Cole

Product Details:
ISBN: 9780571307944
Format: Paperback
Pages: 176
Dims (mm): 129 x 198
Pub Date: 01-01-15
Pub Country: United Kingdom
Condition: NEW

A young man returns to Nigeria after fifteen years in New York. The country of his childhood has changed: it has found fast-food restaurants, email cafes, contempt for authority and the all - consuming draw of 'money for nothing'. From the consulate back in Manhattan to the dusty streets of Lagos, life runs like clockwork - as long as you can pay the fee: a bribe for the visa clerk; a 'Christmas gift' at immigration. Petrol pumps overcharge and internet cafes overflow with scammers. Every Day is for the Thief is a candid tale of political and spiritual corruption, and a moving account of what it means to go home.

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