Zahrah the Windseeker

TitleZahrah the Windseeker
Year for Search2005
AuthorsOkorafor-Mbachu, Nnedi[mma Nkemdili]](b. 1974)
Tertiary AuthorsOkorafor, Nnedi[mma Nkemdili](b. 1974)
Date Published2005
PublisherHoughton Mifflin
Place PublishedBoston, MA
KeywordsAfrican-American author, Female author
Annotation

Eutopia. Young adult coming-of-age fantasy in which a young girl has to leave home to undertake a dangerous trip to bring back the cure for her best friend’s snake bite. The eutopian setting is the community in which she lives, which, although far from perfect, is generally presented very positively. A related story is From the Lost Diary of TreeFrog7.” Clarkesworld Magazine, no. 32 (May 2009). http://clarkesworldmagazine.com/okorafor_05_09/

Additional Publishers

An illustrated version has been published in Lagos, Nigeria: Farafina, 2007.

Info Notes

A related story is From the Lost Diary of TreeFrog7.” Clarkesworld Magazine, no. 32 (May 2009). http://clarkesworldmagazine.com/okorafor_05_09/

Holding Institutions

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Author Note

African-American female author (b. 1974) of Igbo heritage.

Full Text

2005 Okorafor-Mbachu, Nnedi[mma Nkemdili] (b. 1974). Zahrah the Windseeker. Boston, MA: Houghton Mifflin. An illustrated version has been published in Lagos, Nigeria: Farafina, 2007. PSt

Eutopia. Young adult coming-of-age fantasy in which a young girl has to leave home to undertake a dangerous trip to bring back the cure for her best friend’s snake bite. The eutopian setting is the community in which she lives, which, although far from perfect, is generally presented very positively. A related story is From the Lost Diary of TreeFrog7.” Clarkesworld Magazine, no. 32 (May 2009). http://clarkesworldmagazine.com/okorafor_05_09/ African-American female author of Igbo heritage.