Master of poisons : a novel

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New York, NY : Tordotcom, 2020.
9781250260543, 125026054X


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New York, NY : Tordotcom, 2020.
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512 pages : map ; 22 cm
9781250260543, 125026054X


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"A Tom Doherty Associates book."
"Award-winning author Andrea Hairston weaves together African folktales and postcolonial literature into unforgettable fantasy in Master of Poisons. The world is changing. Poison desert eats good farmland. Once-sweet water turns foul. The wind blows sand and sadness across the Empire. To get caught in a storm is death. To live and do nothing is death. There is magic in the world, but good conjure is hard to find. Djola, righthand man and spymaster of the lord of the Arkhysian Empire, is desperately trying to save his adopted homeland, even in exile. Awa, a young woman training to be a powerful griot, tests the limits of her knowledge and comes into her own in a world of sorcery, floating cities, kindly beasts, and uncertain men. Awash in the rhythms of folklore and storytelling and rich with Hairston's characteristic lush prose, Master of Poisons is epic fantasy that will bleed your mind with its turns of phrase and leave you aching for the world it burns into being."--Jacket flap.

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APA Citation, 7th Edition (style guide)

Hairston, A. (2020). Master of poisons: a novel (First edition.). Tordotcom.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Hairston, Andrea. 2020. Master of Poisons: A Novel. New York, NY: Tordotcom.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities (Notes and Bibliography) Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Hairston, Andrea. Master of Poisons: A Novel New York, NY: Tordotcom, 2020.

MLA Citation, 9th Edition (style guide)

Hairston, Andrea. Master of Poisons: A Novel First edition., Tordotcom, 2020.

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