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Essays literary nonfiction afterthoughts: song for night by chris abani june 22, 2009 by rob in a nutshell: song for night offers a vivid and powerful impression of what it may be like to wander a veritable 'hell on earth', in an african civil war that's left little for salvation. 'song for night' highlights hope, despair nigerian author chris abani's new book, song for night, depicts a child soldier's turbulent life while at war.