The Fishermen Setting

Chigozie Obioma
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Akure

Ben's hometown of Akure is located in western Nigeria.

Omi-Ala River

The Omi-Ala River was once worshiped by pagan settlers for its contribution to the region. After Christianity spread, however, the townspeople begin to see it as an evil place because of the shrines built in idolatry to the river.

Abulu's Abandoned Truck

A family was killed in a violent accident in a truck they were driving. The accident was so bad that no one wanted to remove the truck or clean it up. Over time, weeds began to grow in it. Abulu adopts the truck as his living quarters and stores many strange trinkets and bobbles in the truck.

Church

Typically just referred to as church, Chapter 17 reveals that the name of the church is Assemblies of God Church, Ataromi, Akure Branch. Mother takes Obembe and Ben there to pray for them. Pastor Collins is a friend...

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