Little Bee: a novel

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British couple Andrew and Sarah O'Rourke, vacationing on a Nigerian beach in a last-ditch effort to save their faltering marriage, come across Little Bee and her sister, Nigerian refugees fleeing from machete-wielding soldiers intent on clearing the beach. The horrific confrontation that follows changes the lives of everyone involved in unimaginable ways. Two years later, Little Bee appears in London on the day of Andrew's funeral and reconnects with Sarah. Sarah is struggling to come to terms with her husband's recent suicide and the stubborn behavior of her four-year-old son, who is convinced that he really is Batman. The tenuous friendship between Sarah and Little Bee that grows, is challenged, and ultimately endures is the heart of this emotional, tense, and often hilarious novel. Considered by some to be the next Kite Runner , Little Bee is an achingly human story set against the inhuman realities of war-torn Africa. Wrenching tests of friendship and terrible moral dilemmas fuel this irresistible novel.
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9781448738298
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9781410415554
9781615747153
9781416589631
9781400191710
161574715
9781400111718
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Level 4.8, 13 Points
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Full title little bee
Author cleave chris
Grouping Category book
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title_display Little Bee
title_full Little Bee / Chris Cleave, Little Bee A Novel, Little Bee [sound recording] / Chris Cleave, Little Bee [sound recording] : a novel / Chris Cleave, Little bee [text (large print)] / by Chris Cleave
title_short Little Bee
title_sub a novel
topic_facet Audiobooks, Emigration and immigration, Fiction, Identity (Psychology), Large type books, Literature, Nigerians, Young women