The Parade: A Novel

byDAVE EGGERSRead byDion Graham

March 19, 2019|
The Parade: A Novel by DAVE EGGERS
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From the bestselling author of The Monk of Mokha and The Circle comes a taut, suspenseful story of two foreigners'' role in a nation''s fragile peace.

An unnamed country is leaving the darkness of a decade at war, and to commemorate the armistice the government commissions a new road connecting two halves of the state. Two men, foreign contractors from the same company, are sent to finish the highway. While one is flighty and adventurous, wanting to experience the nightlife and people, the other wants only to do the work and go home. But both men must eventually face the absurdities of their positions, and the dire consequences of their presence. With echoes of J. M. Coetzee and Graham Greene, this timeless novel questions whether we can ever understand another nation''s war, and what role we have in forging anyone''s peace.
Dave Eggers is the author of many books, including The Monk of Mokha; Your Fathers, Where Are They? And the Prophets? Do They Live Forever, shortlisted for the Dublin International Literary Award; A Hologram for the King, a finalist for the National Book Award; and What Is the What, a finalist for the Nati...
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Title:The Parade: A Novel
Format:Audio Book (CD)
Product dimensions:5.87 X 5.05 X 0.53 in
Shipping dimensions:5.87 X 5.05 X 0.53 in
Published:March 19, 2019
Publisher:Penguin Random House Audio Publishing Group
Language:English
Appropriate for ages:All ages
ISBN - 13:9781984840035

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