ISBN10: 0393353680 ISBN13: 9780393353686 Publisher: W W Norton & Co Inc Published: Jan 31 2017 Pages: 392 Weight: 0.70lbs. Height: 8.25" Width: 5.50" Depth: 1.25" Language: English
Keita Ali is an elite runner living in Zantoroland, a poor, fictional island that is erupting in political violence. When his father, a journalist, is murdered, Keita escapes to the wealthy nation of Freedom State an imagined country much like our own. A stateless refugee without documentation, Keita must hide from the authorities even as he races marathons to support himself and ransom his sister who has been kidnapped. This tension-filled novel by the best-selling author of Someone Knows My Name is an astute exploration of dislocation, starting all over again, and the desperate need for home and community. Compelling and"