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Adé: A Love Story
by Rebecca Walker

    Publication Date: Oct 29, 2013
    List Price: $20.00
    Format: Hardcover, 128 pages
    Classification: Fiction
    ISBN13: 9780544149229
    Imprint: Little A / New Harvest
    Publisher: Little A / New Harvest
    Parent Company: Little A / New Harvest

    Hardcover Description:

    In this stunning debut novella, Rebecca Walker turns her attention to the power of love and the limitations of the human heart. When Farida, a sophisticated college student, falls in love with Adé, 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.

    Haunting, exquisite, and certain to become a classic, Adé will stay with you long after you put it down. This is a timeless love story set perfectly, heartbreakingly, in our time.

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