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Fiction Literary

Because of Nothing at All

by (author) Paul Sunga

Publisher
Goose Lane Editions
Initial publish date
Sep 2022
Category
Literary, 21st Century
  • eBook

    ISBN
    9781773102474
    Publish Date
    Sep 2022
    List Price
    $11.99
  • Paperback / softback

    ISBN
    9781773102467
    Publish Date
    Sep 2022
    List Price
    $24.95

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Description

Near the Kenya-Sudan border, a team of international health program evaluators are abducted and force marched under a desert moon. Their pasts and presents — and those of their abductors — unravel before them. An orphan named Money is one of 66 too hungry to sleep. A rich public health doctor is gradually losing his points of attachment. A driver tastes the river of wealth through the vehicles he’s provided. Some escape; others are recaptured; a few are held at ransom. All are lured into schemes that often lead to unexpected results.

Because of Nothing at All is a story of choices, identity, and wealth, its richly drawn characters pitched into isolated and desperate circumstances. Born from the underbelly of the modern era of internationalism, Sunga’s vividly compelling novel depicts the inequities of a world gone awry, where the lines between madness and sanity, between justice and injustice, are blurred, if not erased.

About the author

Paul S. Sunga is the author of the novels The Lions and Red Dust, Red Sky. He has served as an international health consultant in more than a dozen countries in Africa and Asia. He teaches medical sciences in Vancouver.

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