Zoo City

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Angry Robot, 2011 - Fiction - 383 pages
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Zinzi has a Sloth on her back, a dirty online 419 scam habit - and a talent for finding lost things. But when her latest client, a little old lady, turns up dead and the cops confiscate her lastpaycheck, she's forced to take on her least favourite kind of job: missing persons

The award-winning novel by the Author of The Shining Girls and the highly-acclaimed Moxyland.

FILE UNDER: Urban Fantasy [Gangster Shamen / Symbiotic Familiars / Teen Star Missing / Everything Breaks]

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User Review  - Iira - LibraryThing

What was this? I really liked The Shining Girls, and based my high expectations on that. This was nothing like The Shining Girls. This was just a young adult thing with the animal stuff, not ... Read full review

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User Review  - MinDea - LibraryThing

Lauren Beukes is becoming one of my favorite authors. She is a dark, gritty writer. She tells the story so well and I love how everything unfolds. I hope that she writes another book with Zinzi and ... Read full review

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About the author (2011)

LAUREN BEUKES is a writer, TV scriptwriter and recovering journalist. For the sake of a story, she's jumped out of planes and into shark-infested waters and hung out with teen vampires, township vigilantes, and AIDS activists among other interesting folk. When she's not tutoring her baby daughter in practical ways to take over the world, she also writes books, short stories, magazine articles and TV scripts.

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