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In the country of men
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Published:
New York : Dial Press, 2007.
Physical Desc:
246 pages ; 22 cm.
Accelerated Reader:
IL: UG - BL: 5.8 - AR Pts: 11
Status:
McKinley
FICTION Matar, H.
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FICTION Matar, H.
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BONUS: This edition contains an excerpt from Hisham Matar's Anatomy of a Disappearance.

Libya, 1979. Nine-year-old Suleiman’s days are circumscribed by the narrow rituals of childhood: outings to the ruins surrounding Tripoli, games with friends played under the burning sun, exotic gifts from his father’s constant business trips abroad. But his nights have come to revolve around his mother’s increasingly disturbing bedside stories full of old family bitterness. And then one day Suleiman sees his father across the square of a busy marketplace, his face wrapped in a pair of dark sunglasses. Wasn’t he supposed to be away on business yet again? Why is he going into that strange building with the green shutters? Why did he lie?

Suleiman is soon caught up in a world he cannot hope to understand—where the sound of the telephone ringing becomes a portent of grave danger; where his mother frantically burns his father’s cherished books; where a stranger full of sinister questions sits outside in a parked car all day; where his best friend’s father can disappear overnight, next to be seen publicly interrogated on state television.

In the Country of Men is a stunning depiction of a child confronted with the private fallout of a public nightmare. But above all, it is a debut of rare insight and literary grace.
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Language:
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ISBN:
9780385340427 :, 0385340427 :, 9780385340434
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Accelerated Reader:
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APA Citation (style guide)

Matar, H. (2007). In the country of men. New York: Dial Press.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation (style guide)

Matar, Hisham, 1970-. 2007. In the Country of Men. New York: Dial Press.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities Citation (style guide)

Matar, Hisham, 1970-, In the Country of Men. New York: Dial Press, 2007.

MLA Citation (style guide)

Matar, Hisham. In the Country of Men. New York: Dial Press, 2007. Print.

Note! Citation formats are based on standards as of July 2010. Citations contain only title, author, edition, publisher, and year published. Citations should be used as a guideline and should be double checked for accuracy.
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