The Shadow King Maaza Mengiste

The Shadow King

Author: Maaza Mengiste
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Book Title
The Shadow King
Author
Maaza Mengiste
ISBN
9780393358513
Set during Mussolini's 1935 invasion of Ethiopia, The Shadow King takes us back to the first real conflict of World War II, casting light on the women soldiers who were left out of the historical record. At its heart is orphaned maid Hirut, who finds herself tumbling into a new world of thefts and violations, of betrayals and overwhelming rage. What follows is a heartrending and unputdownable exploration of what it means to be a woman at war.Binding Type: PaperbackAuthor: Maaza MengistePublisher: W. W. Norton & CompanyPublished: 09/01/2020ISBN: 9780393358513Pages: 448Weight: 0.80lbsSize: 8.20h x 5.50w x 1.20d

Set during Mussolini's 1935 invasion of Ethiopia, The Shadow King takes us back to the first real conflict of World War II, casting light on the women soldiers who were left out of the historical record. At its heart is orphaned maid Hirut, who finds herself tumbling into a new world of thefts and violations, of betrayals and overwhelming rage. What follows is a heartrending and unputdownable exploration of what it means to be a woman at war.



Binding Type: Paperback
Author: Maaza Mengiste
Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company
Published: 09/01/2020
ISBN: 9780393358513
Pages: 448
Weight: 0.80lbs
Size: 8.20h x 5.50w x 1.20d

Set during Mussolini's 1935 invasion of Ethiopia, The Shadow King takes us back to the first real conflict of World War II, casting light on the women soldiers who were left out of the historical record. At its heart is orphaned maid Hirut, who finds herself tumbling into a new world of thefts and violations, of betrayals and overwhelming rage. What follows is a heartrending and unputdownable exploration of what it means to be a woman at war.



Binding Type: Paperback
Author: Maaza Mengiste
Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company
Published: 09/01/2020
ISBN: 9780393358513
Pages: 448
Weight: 0.80lbs
Size: 8.20h x 5.50w x 1.20d