Where The Air Is Sweet

byTasneem Jamal

Paperback | February 1, 2019

Where The Air Is Sweet by Tasneem Jamal
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In 1972, dictator Idi Amin expelled 80,000 South Asians from Uganda. Though many had lived in East Africa for generations, they were forced to flee in ninety days as their country descended into a surreal vortex of chaos and murder.

Spanning the years between 1921 and 1975, Where the Air Is Sweet tells the story of Raju, a young Indian man drawn to Africa by the human impulse to seek a better life, and three generations of his family, who carve a life for themselves in a racially stratified colonial and post-colonial society. Where the Air Is Sweet is the story of a family: their loves, their griefs and, finally, their sudden expulsion at the hands of one of the world's most terrifying tyrants.

Title:Where The Air Is SweetFormat:PaperbackProduct dimensions:384 pages, 9 X 6 X 0.96 inShipping dimensions:384 pages, 9 X 6 X 0.96 inPublished:February 1, 2019Publisher:HarperCollinsLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:1443408174

ISBN - 13:9781443408172

Appropriate for ages: All ages

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