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  • 52 of 55 copies available at BC Interlibrary Connect. (Show)
  • 1 of 1 copy available at Prince Rupert Library.

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1 current hold with 55 total copies.

Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Holdable? Status Due Date
Prince Rupert Library Hill (Text) 33294001941905 Adult Fiction - Second Floor Volume hold Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781554683833
  • ISBN: 9781554683840 (paperback)
  • ISBN: 9781443448796 (signed hardcover)
  • Physical Description: 392 pages : map ; 24 cm
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: Toronto : HarperCollins Publishers Ltd, 2015.

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Summary, etc.:
"A literary thriller that addresses the fate of undocumented refugees who struggle to survive in nations that do not want them. Keita Ali is on the run. He is desperate to flee Zantoroland, a mountainous black island that produces the fastest marathoners in the world. Keita signs on with notorious marathon agent, Anton Hamm, who provides Keita with a chance to run the Boston marathon. But when Keita fails to place among the top finishers, rather than being sent back to his own country, he goes into hiding." -- Provided by the Publisher.
Awards Note:
Canada Reads 2016 Winner.
Subject: Fugitives from justice > Fiction.
Refugees > Fiction.
Illegal aliens > Fiction.
Marathon running > Fiction.
Runners (Sports) > Fiction.

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