Kabu Kabu

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Kabu Kabu

By Nnedi Okorafor

Prime Books, Paperback, 9781607014058, 264pp.

Publication Date: October 15, 2013

Description
Kabu kabu--unregistered illegal Nigerian taxis--generally get you where you need to go. Nnedi Okorafor's "Kabu Kabu," however, takes the reader to exciting, fantastic, magical, occasionally dangerous, and always imaginative locations you didn't know you needed. This debut short story collection by an award-winning author includes notable previously published material, a new novella co-written with "New York Times"-bestselling author Alan Dean Foster, six additional original stories, and a brief foreword by Whoopi Goldberg.


About the Author
Nnedi Okorafor is a novelist of African-based science fiction, fantasy, and magical realism for both children and adults. Born in the United States to two Nigerian immigrant parents, Nnedi is known for weaving African culture into creative evocative settings and memorable characters. In a profile of Nnedi s work titled, Weapons of Mass Creation, the "New York Times" called Nnedi s imagination stunning.

Nnedi saccolades includethe World Fantasy Award for Best Novel for "Who Fears Death".Her young adult novels are "Akata Witch" (an Amazon.com Best Book of the Year), "Zahrah the Windseeker" (winner of the Wole Soyinka Prize for African Literature), and "The Shadow Speaker" (winner of the CBS Parallax Award). She is a professor of creative writing and literature at the University of Buffalo.