Valerie Tagwira The Uncertainty of Hope

ISBN 13: 9781779220639

The Uncertainty of Hope

4.08 avg rating
( 26 ratings by Goodreads )
 
9781779220639: The Uncertainty of Hope
View all copies of this ISBN edition:
 
 

The Uncertainty of Hope by Valerie Tagwira, a novel which Charles Mungoshi calls 'an astonishing debut'. Through the various and complex lives of Onai Moyo - a market woman and responsible mother of three children, and her best friend Katy Nguni - a vendor and black-market currency dealer - we are given an insight into the challenges that face those who only survive by their wits, their labour and their mutual support. In doing so Tagwira aptly captures how precarious the future is for the inhabitants of Mbare, Zimbabwe in 2005. The story of these two close friends is situated in a high-density suburb. However, the author also introduces a much wider cross-section of Zimbabwean society: Tom Sibanda, a young business man and farmer, his girlfriend, Faith, a law student, Tom's sister Emily, a health professional, and Mawaya, the ostensible beggar. With depth and sensitivity, Tagwira pulls these many threads into a densely woven novel that provides us with of some of the many faces of contemporary Zimbabwe.

"synopsis" may belong to another edition of this title.

Buy New View Book
List Price: US$ 19.00
US$ 21.54

Convert currency

Shipping: FREE
From United Kingdom to U.S.A.

Destination, rates & speeds

Add to Basket

Other Popular Editions of the Same Title

9781770095410: Uncertainty of Hope

Featured Edition

ISBN 10:  1770095411 ISBN 13:  9781770095410
Publisher: Jacana Media (Pty) Ltd, 2008
Softcover

Top Search Results from the AbeBooks Marketplace

1.

Valerie Tagwira
Published by Weaver Press, United States (2007)
ISBN 10: 1779220634 ISBN 13: 9781779220639
New Paperback Quantity Available: 10
Print on Demand
Seller:
The Book Depository
(London, United Kingdom)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Weaver Press, United States, 2007. Paperback. Condition: New. Language: English . Brand New Book ***** Print on Demand *****.The Uncertainty of Hope by Valerie Tagwira, a novel which Charles Mungoshi calls an astonishing debut . Through the various and complex lives of Onai Moyo - a market woman and responsible mother of three children, and her best friend Katy Nguni - a vendor and black-market currency dealer - we are given an insight into the challenges that face those who only survive by their wits, their labour and their mutual support. In doing so Tagwira aptly captures how precarious the future is for the inhabitants of Mbare, Zimbabwe in 2005. The story of these two close friends is situated in a high-density suburb. However, the author also introduces a much wider cross-section of Zimbabwean society: Tom Sibanda, a young business man and farmer, his girlfriend, Faith, a law student, Tom s sister Emily, a health professional, and Mawaya, the ostensible beggar. With depth and sensitivity, Tagwira pulls these many threads into a densely woven novel that provides us with of some of the many faces of contemporary Zimbabwe. Seller Inventory # AAV9781779220639

More information about this seller | Contact this seller

Buy New
US$ 21.54
Convert currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: FREE
From United Kingdom to U.S.A.
Destination, rates & speeds

2.

Valerie Tagwira
Published by Weaver Press, United States (2007)
ISBN 10: 1779220634 ISBN 13: 9781779220639
New Paperback Quantity Available: 10
Seller:
Book Depository International
(London, United Kingdom)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Weaver Press, United States, 2007. Paperback. Condition: New. Language: English. Brand new Book. The Uncertainty of Hope by Valerie Tagwira, a novel which Charles Mungoshi calls 'an astonishing debut'. Through the various and complex lives of Onai Moyo - a market woman and responsible mother of three children, and her best friend Katy Nguni - a vendor and black-market currency dealer - we are given an insight into the challenges that face those who only survive by their wits, their labour and their mutual support. In doing so Tagwira aptly captures how precarious the future is for the inhabitants of Mbare, Zimbabwe in 2005. The story of these two close friends is situated in a high-density suburb. However, the author also introduces a much wider cross-section of Zimbabwean society: Tom Sibanda, a young business man and farmer, his girlfriend, Faith, a law student, Tom's sister Emily, a health professional, and Mawaya, the ostensible beggar. With depth and sensitivity, Tagwira pulls these many threads into a densely woven novel that provides us with of some of the many faces of contemporary Zimbabwe. Seller Inventory # AAV9781779220639

More information about this seller | Contact this seller

Buy New
US$ 24.05
Convert currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: FREE
From United Kingdom to U.S.A.
Destination, rates & speeds

3.

Tagwira, Valerie
Published by Weaver Press 3/28/2007 (2007)
ISBN 10: 1779220634 ISBN 13: 9781779220639
New Paperback or Softback Quantity Available: 10
Seller:
BargainBookStores
(Grand Rapids, MI, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Weaver Press 3/28/2007, 2007. Paperback or Softback. Condition: New. The Uncertainty of Hope. Book. Seller Inventory # BBS-9781779220639

More information about this seller | Contact this seller

Buy New
US$ 24.06
Convert currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: FREE
Within U.S.A.
Destination, rates & speeds

4.

Tagwira, Valerie
Published by Weaver Press (2018)
ISBN 10: 1779220634 ISBN 13: 9781779220639
New Paperback Quantity Available: > 20
Print on Demand
Seller:
Murray Media
(NORTH MIAMI BEACH, FL, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Weaver Press, 2018. Paperback. Condition: New. Never used! This item is printed on demand. Seller Inventory # 1779220634

More information about this seller | Contact this seller

Buy New
US$ 24.26
Convert currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: FREE
Within U.S.A.
Destination, rates & speeds

5.

Valerie Tagwira
Published by Weaver Press (2007)
ISBN 10: 1779220634 ISBN 13: 9781779220639
New Paperback Quantity Available: 1
Seller:
Ergodebooks
(RICHMOND, TX, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Weaver Press, 2007. Paperback. Condition: New. Seller Inventory # DADAX1779220634

More information about this seller | Contact this seller

Buy New
US$ 20.80
Convert currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: US$ 3.99
Within U.S.A.
Destination, rates & speeds

6.

Tagwira, Valerie
Published by Weaver Press (2016)
ISBN 10: 1779220634 ISBN 13: 9781779220639
New Paperback Quantity Available: 1
Print on Demand
Seller:
Ria Christie Collections
(Uxbridge, United Kingdom)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Weaver Press, 2016. Paperback. Condition: New. PRINT ON DEMAND Book; New; Publication Year 2016; Not Signed; Fast Shipping from the UK. No. book. Seller Inventory # ria9781779220639_lsuk

More information about this seller | Contact this seller

Buy New
US$ 20.99
Convert currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: US$ 4.90
From United Kingdom to U.S.A.
Destination, rates & speeds

7.

Valerie Tagwira
Published by Weaver Press
ISBN 10: 1779220634 ISBN 13: 9781779220639
New Paperback Quantity Available: > 20
Seller:
BuySomeBooks
(Las Vegas, NV, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Weaver Press. Paperback. Condition: New. 376 pages. Dimensions: 8.3in. x 5.5in. x 1.1in.The Uncertainty of Hope by Valerie Tagwira, a novel which Charles Mungoshi calls an astonishing debut. Through the various and complex lives of Onai Moyo - a market woman and responsible mother of three children, and her best friend Katy Nguni - a vendor and black-market currency dealer - we are given an insight into the challenges that face those who only survive by their wits, their labour and their mutual support. In doing so Tagwira aptly captures how precarious the future is for the inhabitants of Mbare, Zimbabwe in 2005. The story of these two close friends is situated in a high-density suburb. However, the author also introduces a much wider cross-section of Zimbabwean society: Tom Sibanda, a young business man and farmer, his girlfriend, Faith, a law student, Toms sister Emily, a health professional, and Mawaya, the ostensible beggar. With depth and sensitivity, Tagwira pulls these many threads into a densely woven novel that provides us with of some of the many faces of contemporary Zimbabwe. This item ships from multiple locations. Your book may arrive from Roseburg,OR, La Vergne,TN. Paperback. Seller Inventory # 9781779220639

More information about this seller | Contact this seller

Buy New
US$ 26.96
Convert currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: FREE
Within U.S.A.
Destination, rates & speeds

8.

Valerie Tagwira
Published by Weaver Press, United States (2007)
ISBN 10: 1779220634 ISBN 13: 9781779220639
New Paperback Quantity Available: 10
Seller:
Book Depository hard to find
(London, United Kingdom)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Weaver Press, United States, 2007. Paperback. Condition: New. Language: English. Brand new Book. The Uncertainty of Hope by Valerie Tagwira, a novel which Charles Mungoshi calls 'an astonishing debut'. Through the various and complex lives of Onai Moyo - a market woman and responsible mother of three children, and her best friend Katy Nguni - a vendor and black-market currency dealer - we are given an insight into the challenges that face those who only survive by their wits, their labour and their mutual support. In doing so Tagwira aptly captures how precarious the future is for the inhabitants of Mbare, Zimbabwe in 2005. The story of these two close friends is situated in a high-density suburb. However, the author also introduces a much wider cross-section of Zimbabwean society: Tom Sibanda, a young business man and farmer, his girlfriend, Faith, a law student, Tom's sister Emily, a health professional, and Mawaya, the ostensible beggar. With depth and sensitivity, Tagwira pulls these many threads into a densely woven novel that provides us with of some of the many faces of contemporary Zimbabwe. Seller Inventory # LIE9781779220639

More information about this seller | Contact this seller

Buy New
US$ 27.43
Convert currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: FREE
From United Kingdom to U.S.A.
Destination, rates & speeds

9.

Valerie Tagwira
Published by Weaver Press (2007)
ISBN 10: 1779220634 ISBN 13: 9781779220639
New Quantity Available: > 20
Print on Demand
Seller:
Paperbackshop-US
(Wood Dale, IL, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Weaver Press, 2007. PAP. Condition: New. New Book. Shipped from US within 10 to 14 business days. THIS BOOK IS PRINTED ON DEMAND. Established seller since 2000. Seller Inventory # IQ-9781779220639

More information about this seller | Contact this seller

Buy New
US$ 24.18
Convert currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: US$ 3.99
Within U.S.A.
Destination, rates & speeds

10.

Valerie Tagwira
Published by Weaver Press (2006)
ISBN 10: 1779220634 ISBN 13: 9781779220639
New Softcover Quantity Available: 1
Seller:
Irish Booksellers
(Portland, ME, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Weaver Press, 2006. Condition: New. book. Seller Inventory # M1779220634

More information about this seller | Contact this seller

Buy New
US$ 26.66
Convert currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: US$ 3.27
Within U.S.A.
Destination, rates & speeds

There are more copies of this book

View all search results for this book