What It Means When A Man Falls From The Sky
What It Means When A Man Falls From The Sky
Stories
Lesley Nneka Arimah



Named one of the most anticipated books of 2017 by Buzzfeed, Time Magazine, Elle, the Chicago Tribune, the Boston Globe, the Millions, Nylon, the Minneapolis Star-Tribune and Electric Literature

A dazzlingly accomplished debut collection explores the ties that bind parents and children, husbands and wives, lovers and friends to one another and to the places they call home.


In "Who Will Greet You at Home," a National Magazine Award finalist for The New Yorker, A woman desperate for a child weaves one out of hair, with unsettling results. In “Wild,” a disastrous night out shifts a teenager and her Nigerian cousin onto uneasy common ground. In "The Future Looks Good," three generations of women are haunted by the ghosts of war, while in "Light," a father struggles to protect and empower the daughter he loves. And in the title story, in a world ravaged by flood and riven by class, experts have discovered how to "fix the equation of a person" - with rippling, unforeseen repercussions.

Evocative, playful, subversive, and incredibly human, What It Means When a Man Falls from the Sky heralds the arrival of a prodigious talent with a remarkable career ahead of her.

Title What It Means When A Man Falls From The Sky
Subtitle Stories
Author Lesley Nneka Arimah
Publisher Riverhead Books
Format Hardcover
Nb of pages 230 p.
ISBN-10 0735211027
ISBN-13 9780735211025
Publication Date 04 April 2017
Main content page count 230
Weight 32 oz.
 


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