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The minister primarily : a novel

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First Amistad hardcover.

"A major literary event-the eagerly anticipated publication of a long-lost novel from legendary writer and three-time Pulitzer Prize nominee John Oliver Killens, hailed as the founding father of the Black Arts Movement and mentor to celebrated writers, including Maya Angelou, Nikki Giovanni, Arthur Flowers, and Terry McMillan. Wanderlust has taken Jimmy Jay Leander Johnson on numerous adventures, from Mississippi to Washington D.C., Vietnam, London and eventually to Africa, to the fictitious Independent People's Democratic Republic of Guanaya, where the young musician hopes to "find himself." But this small sliver of a country in West Africa, recently freed from British colonial rule, is thrown into turmoil with the discovery of cobanium-a radioactive mineral 500 times more powerful than uranium, making it irresistible for greedy speculators, grifters, and charlatans. Overnight, outsiders descend upon the sleepy capital city looking for "a piece of the action." When a plot to assassinate Guanaya's leaderis discovered, Jimmy Jay-a dead ringer for the Prime Minister-is enlisted in a counter scheme to foil the would-be coup. He will travel to America with half of Guanaya's cabinet ministers to meet with President Ronald Reagan and address the UN General Assembly, while the rest of the cabinet will remain in Guanaya with the real Prime Minister. What could go wrong? Everything"--

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  • 11 of 11 copies available at Westchester Library System.

Current holds

0 current holds with 11 total copies.
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Croton Free Library FICTION/KILLENS (Text)
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31006151831310
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Greenburgh Public Library FICTION KILLENS (Text)
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31009154807592
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John C. Hart Memorial Library KILLENS (Text)
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31030155029069
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Larchmont Public Library KILLENS (Text)
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31014152973404
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Mamaroneck Public Library District FICTION (Text)
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31015152627452
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Mount Vernon Public Library FICTION KILLENS (Text)
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31018155614899
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New Rochelle Public Library KILLENS (Text)
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31019156732722
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Ossining Public Library FICTION (Text)
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31021101891132
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Scarsdale Public Library FICTION (Text)
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31029154449690
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Yonkers Grinton I. Will Library FICTION (Text)
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31035162244221
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