The Lemon Grove

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Price
$18.95  $17.62
Publisher
Curbstone Press
Publish Date
Pages
189
Dimensions
6.0 X 0.8 X 8.9 inches | 0.7 pounds
Language
English
Type
Paperback
EAN/UPC
9780810128293
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About the Author
Ali Hosseini is an Iranian American who came to the United States as a student in the seventies. He has published a novel and two short story collections in Iran, and his short fiction has been published in Persian in the United States in Par Monthly and Persian Book Review. His work in English has been published in Epoch, Fiction International, American Letters & Commentary, Puerto del Sol, Ararat, and Hawai'i Review. He lives in the Boston area.
Reviews
"Ali Hosseini takes us to vivid places in the landscape and heart of a contemporary Iran sorely missing from the news bites; weaves a masterful tale of Persia's many subcultures caught in a changing climate of intolerance and of one man's agony, remorse, redemption--a story of love lost and found."
--Paul L. Bates, author of "Imprint "and "Dreamer"
"[The Lemon Grove] is very polished, the characters believably real, and the story evocative."

--Robert Bonazzi

"The new Kite Runner . . . It does for Iran what Khaled Hosseini s best seller did for Afghanistan." "Marie Claire""
"The new Kite Runner . . . It does for Iran what Khaled Hosseini's best seller did for Afghanistan." --Marie Claire


The circumstances surrounding a single family shed light on a country in turmoil in Hosseini's moving English fiction debut....pulses with vibrancy and genuine emotion...his deft deployment of details imbues this short novel with an enthralling sense of character, time, and place." --Publishers Weekly, Starred Review


"The intensity of the story, global and personal, will spark discussion." --Booklist