The Resource Binti, Nnedi Okorafor

Binti, Nnedi Okorafor

Label
Binti
Title
Binti
Statement of responsibility
Nnedi Okorafor
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Her name is Binti, and she is the first of the Himba people ever to be offered a place at Oomza University, the finest institution of higher learning in the galaxy. But to accept the offer will mean giving up her place in her family to travel between the stars among strangers who do not share her ways or respect her customs. Knowledge comes at a cost, one that Binti is willing to pay, but her journey will not be easy. The world she seeks to enter has long warred with the Meduse, an alien race that has become the stuff of nightmares. Oomza University has wronged the Meduse, and Binti's stellar travel will bring her within their deadly reach. If Binti hopes to survive the legacy of a war not of her making, she will need both the gifts of her people and the wisdom enshrined within the University, itself but first she has to make it there, alive
Member of
Summary
Binti has returned to her home planet, believing that the violence of the Meduse has been left behind. Unfortunately, although her people are peaceful on the whole, the same cannot be said for the Khoush, who fan the flames of their ancient rivalry with the Meduse. Far from her village when the conflicts start, Binti hurries home, but anger and resentment has already claimed the lives of many close to her. Once again it is up to Binti, and her intriguing new friend Mwinyi, to intervene--though the elders of her people do not entirely trust her motives--and try to prevent a war that could wipe out her people, once and for all
Theme
Storyline
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Character
Award
Library Journal Best Books, 2018.
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10603025
Cataloging source
BT
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Okorafor, Nnedi
Dewey number
813.6
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Series statement
Binti
Series volume
0003
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Human-alien encounters
  • Extraterrestrial beings
  • Interstellar travel
  • Outer space
Target audience
adult
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/titleRemainder
the night masquerade
Label
Binti, Nnedi Okorafor
Instantiates
Publication
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.
Extent
90 pages
Isbn
9780765385253
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
n
Specific material designation
regular print
Label
Binti, Nnedi Okorafor
Publication
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.
Extent
90 pages
Isbn
9780765385253
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
n
Specific material designation
regular print

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