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Alaa Al Aswany (Author)
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Product Details

Price
$16.99  $15.63
Publisher
Harper Perennial
Publish Date
September 29, 2009
Pages
352
Dimensions
5.4 X 0.83 X 8.0 inches | 0.58 pounds
Language
English
Type
Paperback
EAN/UPC
9780061452581
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About the Author

Alaa Al Aswany is the internationally bestselling author of The Yacoubian Building and Chicago. A journalist who writes a controversial opposition column, Al Aswany makes his living as a dentist in Cairo.

Reviews

"While the book explores political points, it's ultimately a pluralist drama, complete with cliffhangers."--Washington Post Express
"Al Aswany writes about his Egyptian characters with charm, gentle humor, and genuine conviction."--New York Times Book Review
"Aswany sensitively probes the nature of courage and patriotism. . . . [T]he story moves in surprising directions, and the ambiguity of life is well reflected in an unabashedly untidy conclusion.--The New Yorker
"Egyptian author Al Aswany weaves a vivid tapestry of clashing cultures in post 9/11 Chicago. . . . The characters are beautifully realized [and] each of the story lines is individually compelling."--Publishers Weekly
"...Al Aswany's knack for making the personal political."--New York magazine