The Underground

The Underground

A Novel

Paperback - 2015
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"'I am Moscow's underground son, the result of one too many nights on the town.' So declares Mbobo, the unforgettable twelve-year-old narrator of this captivating novel by exiled Uzbek author and BBC journalist Hamid Ismailov. Born to a Siberian woman and an African athlete competing in the 1980 Moscow Olympics, Mbobo spends his days navigating the subterranean arteries of the Metro and the challenges of being a fatherless, mixed-raced boy in the precarious days of the collapse of the Soviet Union"--
Publisher: Brooklyn, New York :, Restless Books,, 2015
Copyright Date: ©2013
ISBN: 9781632060440
Branch Call Number: FIC ISM
Characteristics: 279 pages ; 21 cm


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