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The other Americans
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Published:
New York : Pantheon Books, [2019].
Physical Desc:
301 pages ; 25 cm
Status:
Colonial Heights
FICTION Lalami, L.
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***2019 NATIONAL BOOK AWARD FINALIST***Winner of the Arab American Book Award in FictionFinalist for the Kirkus Prize in FictionFinalist for the California Book AwardLonglisted for the Aspen Words Literary PrizeA Los Angeles Times bestsellerNamed a Best Book of the Year by The Washington Post, Time, NPR, Minneapolis Star TribuneDallas Morning News, The GuardianVariety, and Kirkus ReviewsLate one spring night in California, Driss Guerraoui—father, husband, business owner, Moroccan immigrant—is hit and killed by a speeding car. The aftermath of his death brings together a diverse cast of characters: Guerraoui's daughter Nora, a jazz composer returning to the small town in the Mojave she thought she'd left for good; her mother, Maryam, who still pines for her life in the old country; Efraín, an undocumented witness whose fear of deportation prevents him from coming forward; Jeremy, an old friend of Nora’s and an Iraqi War veteran; Coleman, a detective who is slowly discovering her son’s secrets; Anderson, a neighbor trying to reconnect with his family; and the murdered man himself. As the characters—deeply divided by race, religion, and class—tell their stories, each in their own voice, connections among them emerge. Driss’s family confronts its secrets, a town faces its hypocrisies, and love—messy and unpredictable—is born. Timely, riveting, and unforgettable, The Other Americans is at once a family saga, a murder mystery, and a love story informed by the treacherous fault lines of American culture.
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English
ISBN:
9781524747145, 9780525436034
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APA Citation (style guide)

Lalami, L. (2019). The other Americans. First edition. New York: Pantheon Books.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation (style guide)

Lalami, Laila, 1968-. 2019. The Other Americans. New York: Pantheon Books.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities Citation (style guide)

Lalami, Laila, 1968-, The Other Americans. New York: Pantheon Books, 2019.

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Lalami, Laila. The Other Americans. First edition. New York: Pantheon Books, 2019. Print.

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