Song for the Missing

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$19.99  $18.59
Publisher
World Editions
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Pages
464
Dimensions
5.4 X 8.4 X 1.4 inches | 1.3 pounds
Language
English
Type
Paperback
EAN/UPC
9781642861075

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About the Author

Pierre Jarawan was born in 1985 in Amman, Jordan, to a Lebanese father and a German mother and moved to Germany with his family at the age of three. He has won international prizes as a slam poet, and in 2016 was named Literature Star of the Year by the daily newspaper Abendzeitung. Jarawan received numerous awards for his debut, The Storyteller, which went on to become an international bestseller. So far translated into six languages, it is a booksellers' favorite in Germany, the US, the Netherlands, France, and Brazil. Song for the Missing is his second novel.

Elisabeth Lauffer is a German-English literary translator based in the US. In 2014, she won the Gutekunst Prize for Emerging Translators, which marked the beginning of her career in literary translation. In addition to her book publications, Liz's translations have appeared in No Man's Land and Asymptote. She has participated in the Frankfurt International Translators program (2019), the Artists-in-Residence program through KulturKontakt Austria (2019), and the Art Omi: Writers Translation Lab (2018).