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The Resource Homeland elegies : a novel, Ayad Akhtar

Homeland elegies : a novel, Ayad Akhtar

Label
Homeland elegies : a novel
Title
Homeland elegies
Title remainder
a novel
Statement of responsibility
Ayad Akhtar
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
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. 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
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Akhtar, Ayad
Dewey number
[Fic]
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Pakistani Americans
  • Muslim families
  • Identity (Philosophical concept)
  • September 11 Terrorist Attacks, 2001
  • Fathers and sons
  • Immigrants
  • United States
Label
Homeland elegies : a novel, Ayad Akhtar
Instantiates
Publication
Dimensions
25 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
345 p.
Isbn
9780316496421
Isbn Type
(hardcover)
System control number
  • 387193
  • 931438
Label
Homeland elegies : a novel, Ayad Akhtar
Publication
Dimensions
25 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
345 p.
Isbn
9780316496421
Isbn Type
(hardcover)
System control number
  • 387193
  • 931438

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