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978-1526634566

Nightcrawling - Longlisted for The Man Booker Prize 2022

Nightcrawling - Longlisted for The Man Booker Prize 2022

by Leila Mottley

Publisher Bloomsbury Circus

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  • Hardcover
  • Sprayed Edges


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About the book

When there is no choice, all you have left to do is walk.

Kiara Johnson does not know what it is to live as a normal seventeen-year-old. With her mother in a rehab facility and an older brother who devotes his time and money to a recording studio, she fends for herself - and for nine-year-old Trevor, whose own mother is prone to disappearing for days at a time. As the landlord of their apartment block threatens to raise their rent, Kiara finds herself walking the streets after dark, determined to survive in a world that refuses to protect her.

Then one night Kiara is picked up by Officers 601 and 190, and the gruesome deal she is offered in exchange for her freedom lands her at the centre of a media storm. If she agrees to testify in a grand jury trial, she could help expose the sickening corruption of a police department. But honesty comes at a price - one that could leave her family vulnerable to their retaliation, and endanger everyone she loves.

Nightcrawling is an unforgettable novel about young people navigating the darkest corners of an adult world, told with a humanity that is at once agonising and utterly mesmerising.

'MARKS THE INTRODUCTION OF A REMARKABLE NEW TALENT' - Oprah Daily

'TRULY BEAUTIFUL AND POWERFUL' - Ruth Ozeki

'LEILA MOTTLEY'S WRITING ERUPTS AND FLOWS LIKE LAVA' -Tommy Orange

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About the Author

Leila Mottley

Leila Mottley is the author of the novel Nightcrawling, an Oprah’s Book Club pick and New York Times best seller. She was also the 2018 Oakland Youth Poet Laureate. She was born and raised in Oakland, where she continues to live. Her debut poetry collection woke up no light will be published on April 16, 2024.

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