House of Sand and Fog: A Novel

Kobo ebook | March 31, 2011

byAndre Dubus III

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The National Book Award finalist, Oprah Book Club pick, #1 New York Times bestseller and basis for the Oscar-nominated motion picture.

A former colonel in the Iranian Air Force yearns to restore his family's dignity. A recovering alcoholic and addict down on her luck struggles to hold on to the one thing she has left. And her lover, a married cop, is driven to extremes to win her love.

In this masterpiece of American realism and Shakespearean consequence, Andre Dubus III's unforgettable characters—people with ordinary flaws, looking for a small piece of ground to stand on—careen toward inevitable conflict, their tragedy painting a shockingly true picture of the country we live in today.

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The National Book Award finalist, Oprah Book Club pick, #1 New York Times bestseller and basis for the Oscar-nominated motion picture.A former colonel in the Iranian Air Force yearns to restore his family's dignity. A recovering alcoholic and addict down on her luck struggles to hold on to the one thing she has left. And her lover, a m...

Format:Kobo ebookPublished:March 31, 2011Publisher:W. W. Norton & CompanyLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0393070352

ISBN - 13:9780393070354

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Rated 4 out of 5 by from Loved it! Very well written. Heartbreaking. Dynamic characters. Complex plot line. I felt compassion for both characters but I found myself routing for Behrani more.
Date published: 2016-05-05
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Loved it! Very well written. Heartbreaking. Dynamic characters. Complex plot line. I felt compassion for both characters but I found myself routing for Behrani more.
Date published: 2016-05-05
Rated 5 out of 5 by from the house of sand and for a spell binding, well written novel. could not put it down. intriguing characters.  author created a wonderful theme.
Date published: 2014-01-07
Rated 4 out of 5 by from The movie was more expressive Must have been Ben Kingsley and Shohree Agdashloo?! Pretty intense - doesn't come across in the print version.
Date published: 2013-09-14
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Loved it Loved how the different lives of the characters intertwined.
Date published: 2010-08-18