Homeland Elegies: A Novel

September 15, 2020|
Homeland Elegies: A Novel by Ayad Akhtar
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ONE OF THENEW YORK TIMES10 BEST BOOKS OF THE YEARONE OF BARACK OBAMA''S FAVORITE BOOKS OF 2020
<STRONG>A Best Book of 2020 * Entertainment Weekly * Washington Post * O Magazine * New York Times Book Review * Publishers Weekly * NPR * The Economist * Shelf Awareness * Library Journal * St. Louis Post-Dispatch * SlateFinalist for the 2021 Andrew Carnegie Medal for Excellence in FictionThis "beautiful novel . . . has echoes ofThe Great Gatsby": an immigrant father and his son search for belongingin post-Trump America, and with each other (Dwight Garner,New York Times).<BR <BR A deeply personal work about identity and belonging in a nation coming apart at the seams, <I>Homeland Elegies</I>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 Pulitzer Prize-winning author 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."Passionate, disturbing, unputdownable." —Salman Rushdie</STRONG>
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...
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Title:Homeland Elegies: A Novel
Format:Hardcover
Product dimensions:368 pages, 9.5 X 6.38 X 1.25 in
Shipping dimensions:368 pages, 9.5 X 6.38 X 1.25 in
Published:September 15, 2020
Publisher:Little, Brown And Company
Language:English
Appropriate for ages:All ages
ISBN - 13:9780316496421

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