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By James A. Levine

For fanatics of Dave Eggers, Teju Cole, and James McBride, comes this amazing novel of morality and the redemptive powers of artwork that gives a glimpse into an African underworld hardly ever defined in fiction.

Meet Bingo, the best drug runner within the slums of Kibera, Nairobi, and perhaps the area. A teenage grifter, frequently wrong for a more youthful boy, he faithfully serves Wolf, the drug lord of Kibera. Bingo spends his days throwing rocks at Krazi Hari, the prophet of Kibera's rubbish mound, "lipping" safari travelers in their funds, and striking out together with his ally, Slo-George, a taciturn fellow whose girth is a secret to Bingo in a spot the place there's by no means adequate nutrition. Bingo earns his continue by way of working "white" to a bunch of consumers, together with Thomas Hunsa, a reclusive artist whose work, rooted in African culture, movement him. but if Bingo witnesses a drug-related homicide and Wolf sends him to an orphanage for "protection," Bingo's existence adjustments and he learns that existence itself is the "run."

A smooth trickster story that attracts on African folklore, Bingo's Run is a wildly unique, frequently very humorous, and continuously relocating tale of a boy on my own in a corrupt and hazardous international who needs to rely on his wits and internal assets to survive.

ONE OF LIBRARY JOURNAL'S impressive NEW VOICES to contemplate

"Bingo's voice courses us; via turns he's competitive, convinced, shrewdpermanent, cynical, but additionally naive. Bingo tosses his observations at us with nice urgency, virtually percussively, in a staccato demeanour that recollects gunshots. And even though he's blunt, he's additionally a delicate observer. . . . Levine is making a feel of a complete global, raffish and quickly. . . . the bigger tale Levine is telling . . . is the tale of a person's brain, and of the great, undesirable, and detached forces that make him what he is--and that tale is informed with compassion and intelligence."--The Boston Globe

"James A. Levine is a deeply proficient author who reaches into the airborne dirt and dust, sweat, and diesel of modern day Nairobi and introduces us to a tender blameless whose adventures are unforgettable. Bingo's runs among pleasure and demise, laughter and sorrow, survival and redemption, will make you're feeling like cheering."--James McBride, writer of the nice Lord poultry and the colour of Water

"Bingo's Run is a type of infrequent books that infuse a in all probability tough topic with intimacy, tenderness, and humor. Social observation, gritty comedy, and natural cinematic adrenaline meet in an totally compelling novel with a voice all its own."--Tash Aw, writer of 5 famous person Billionaire

"Bingo's Run manages to learn like well timed information and excessive experience whilst. Levine's major personality, Bingo, is an underage drug runner, hardened orphan, and hustler extraordinaire. He's additionally humorous and clever well past his years. The rousing tale of Bingo's evolution is matched in simple terms by way of Levine's portrait of modern day Nairobi, either baby and town depicted with actual aptitude and affection."--Victor LaValle, writer of The satan in Silver

"Bingo is an interesting and inimitably likable personality. Levine, a Mayo hospital professor of medication and famous baby suggest, excels at telling his adventurous, comedian, and realistically gritty tale with humor yet no longer with pathos, effectively addressing the cruel and occasionally tragic tale of a kid at risk."--Library Journal

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