Homeland Elegies
ISBN: 0316496413
EAN13: 9780316496414
Language: English
Publication Date: May 25, 2021
Pages: 368
Format: Paperback
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ONE OF THE NEW YORK TIMES 10 BEST BOKS OF THE YEAR
ONE OF BARACK OBAMA'S FAVORITE BOKS OF 2020
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 * Slate
Finalist for the 2021 Andrew Carnegie Medal for Excellence in Fiction
This beautiful novel . . . has echoes of The Great Gatsby: an immigrant father and his son search for belonging--in post-Trump America, and with each other (Dwight Garner, New York Times).

A deeply personal work about identity and belonging in a nation coming apart at the seams, Homeland Elegies 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.

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

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