Homeland Elegies: A Novel

September 15, 2020|
Homeland Elegies: A Novel by Ayad Akhtar
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A "profound and provocative" new work by the Pulitzer Prize-winning author ofDisgracedandAmerican Dervish: an immigrant father and his son search for belonging -- in post-Trump America, and with each other (Kirkus Reviews).<BR <BR "Passionate, disturbing, unputdownable." -- Salman Rushdie<BR <BR A deeply personal work about identity and belonging in a nation coming apart at the seams, Homeland Elegies blends fact and fiction to tell an epic story of longing and dispossession in the world that 9/11 made. Part family drama, part social essay, part picaresque novel, at its heart it is the story of a father, a son, and the country they both call home.<BR <BR Ayad Akhtar forges a new narrative voice to capture a country in which debt has ruined countless lives and the gods of finance rule, where immigrants live in fear, and where the nation''s unhealed wounds wreak havoc around the world. Akhtar attempts to make sense of it all through the lens of a story about one family, from a heartland town in America to palatial suites in Central Europe to guerrilla lookouts in the mountains of Afghanistan, and spares no one -- least of all himself -- in the process.
Ayad Akhtaris a novelist and playwright. His work has been published and performed in over two dozen languages. He is the winner of the Pulitzer Prize for Drama and an Award in Literature from the American Academy of Arts and Letters.American Dervish(Little, Brown & Co.), published in over 20 languages and named aKirkus Rev...
Title:Homeland Elegies: A NovelFormat:HardcoverProduct dimensions:368 pages, 9.5 X 6.38 X 1.25 inShipping dimensions:368 pages, 9.5 X 6.38 X 1.25 inPublished:September 15, 2020Publisher:Little, Brown And CompanyLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0316496421

ISBN - 13:9780316496421

Appropriate for ages: All ages

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