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The Book of Phoenix by Nnedi Okorafor

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Also by Nnedi Okorafor:

Remote Control, January 2021
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Binti: The Complete Trilogy, July 2020
Trade Size / e-Book (reprint)
Binti: The Complete Trilogy, February 2019
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The Book of Phoenix, May 2017
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The Book of Phoenix, May 2016
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The Book of Phoenix, May 2015
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Who Fears Death, June 2011
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Who Fears Death?, June 2011
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Who Fears Death, June 2010
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The Book of Phoenix
Nnedi Okorafor

Who Fears Death Prequel
DAW
May 2015
On Sale: May 5, 2015
Featuring: Phoenix; Saeed
304 pages
ISBN: 0756410193
EAN: 9780756410193
Kindle: B00O2BKJV8
Hardcover / e-Book
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Young Adult | Young Adult Science Fiction

A fiery spirit dances from the pages of the Great Book. She brings the aroma of scorched sand and ozone. She has a story to tell….

THE BOOK OF PHOENIX is a unique work of magical futurism. A prequel to the highly acclaimed, World Fantasy Award-winning novel, Who Fears Death, it features the rise of another of Nnedi Okorafor’s powerful, memorable, superhuman women.

Phoenix was grown and raised among other genetic experiments in New York’s Tower 7. She is an “accelerated woman”—only two years old but with the body and mind of an adult, Phoenix’s abilities far exceed those of a normal human. Still innocent and inexperienced in the ways of the world, she is content living in her room speed reading e-books, running on her treadmill, and basking in the love of Saeed, another biologically altered human of Tower 7.

Then one evening, Saeed witnesses something so terrible that he takes his own life. Devastated by his death and Tower 7’s refusal to answer her questions, Phoenix finally begins to realize that her home is really her prison, and she becomes desperate to escape.

But Phoenix’s escape, and her destruction of Tower 7, is just the beginning of her story. Before her story ends, Phoenix will travel from the United States to Africa and back, changing the entire course of humanity’s future.

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