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Speak no evil : a novel

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"On the surface, Niru leads a charmed life. Raised by two attentive parents in Washington, D.C., he's a top student and a track star at his prestigious private high school, bound for Harvard in the fall. But Niru has a painful secret: he is gay--an abominable sin to his conservative Nigerian parents. No one knows except Meredith, his best friend, the daughter of prominent Washington insiders--and the one person who seems not to judge him. When Niru's father accidentally discovers an incriminating text on his phone, the fallout is brutal and swift. Coping with troubles of her own, however, Meredith finds that she has little left emotionally to offer him. As the two friends struggle to reconcile their desires against the expectations and institutions that seek to define them, they find themselves speeding toward a future more violent and senseless than they can imagine. Neither will escape unscathed."--page 2 of cover.

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Geneva Public Library IWEALA (Text)
First Floor Fiction
52118300921688
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Naples Library FIC IWE (Text)
Adult Fiction
52124300340960
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Wood Library Association - Canandaigua FIC IWE (Text)
Adult Fiction
31846002806171
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LDR 01819pam a2200277Ki 4500
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008180116s2018 nyu e 000 1 eng d
020 . ‡a9780061284922 ‡q(hardcover)
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035 . ‡a(EG-IN)21296433
035 . ‡a(OCoLC)989963625
069 . ‡a09126283
1001 . ‡aIweala, Uzodinma, ‡eauthor. ‡0(EG-IN)724694
24510. ‡aSpeak no evil : ‡ba novel / ‡cUzodinma Iweala.
250 . ‡aFirst edition.
264 1. ‡aNew York, NY : ‡bHarper, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers, ‡c[2018]
300 . ‡a214 pages ; ‡c24 cm
336 . ‡atext ‡2rdacontent
337 . ‡aunmediated ‡2rdamedia
338 . ‡avolume ‡2rdacarrier
520 . ‡a"On the surface, Niru leads a charmed life. Raised by two attentive parents in Washington, D.C., he's a top student and a track star at his prestigious private high school, bound for Harvard in the fall. But Niru has a painful secret: he is gay--an abominable sin to his conservative Nigerian parents. No one knows except Meredith, his best friend, the daughter of prominent Washington insiders--and the one person who seems not to judge him. When Niru's father accidentally discovers an incriminating text on his phone, the fallout is brutal and swift. Coping with troubles of her own, however, Meredith finds that she has little left emotionally to offer him. As the two friends struggle to reconcile their desires against the expectations and institutions that seek to define them, they find themselves speeding toward a future more violent and senseless than they can imagine. Neither will escape unscathed."--page 2 of cover.
650 0. ‡aSexual orientation ‡vFiction. ‡0(EG-IN)785457
650 0. ‡aGay teenagers ‡vFiction. ‡0(EG-IN)1069619
650 0. ‡aNigerian Americans ‡vFiction.
651 0. ‡aWashington (D.C) ‡vFiction. ‡0(EG-IN)1060420
905 . ‡ukriedener
901 . ‡a21296433 ‡bEG-IN ‡c574918 ‡tbiblio ‡soclc

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