Where The Air Is Sweet

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.

TASNEEM JAMALwas born in Mbarara, Uganda, and immigrated to Canada with her family in 1975. She has worked as a journalist for over a decade as an editor atThe Globe and Mail,Saturday Nightmagazine and theNational Post. She has written fiction and non-fiction for theToronto Review of Contemporary Writing Abroad, The Globe and Mail, Sat...
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Title:Where The Air Is Sweet
Format:Paperback
Product dimensions:384 pages, 9 X 6 X 0.96 in
Shipping dimensions:384 pages, 9 X 6 X 0.96 in
Published:February 1, 2019
Publisher:HarperCollins
Language:English
Appropriate for ages:All ages
ISBN - 13:9781443408172

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