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Other Americans

Other Americans

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Published by [s.n. in Toronto .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • American poetry -- 20th century.,
  • Concrete poetry, American.

  • Edition Notes

    Cover title.

    StatementRichard Latta ... [et al.].
    SeriesGronk series 7, 8, Gronk series 7 -- no. 8.
    ContributionsLatta, Richard
    The Physical Object
    Pagination[8] p. ;
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL20139673M

      *** NATIONAL BOOK AWARD FINALIST *** *** WINNER OF THE SIMPSON/JOYCE CAROL OATES PRIZE *** LAILA LALAMI is the author of The Other Americans, Hope and Other Dangerous Pursuits; Secret Son; and The Moor’s Account, which won the American Book Award, the Arab American Book Award, and the Hurston/Wright Legacy Award, and was a finalist for . *** NATIONAL BOOK AWARD FINALIST *** *** WINNER OF THE SIMPSON/JOYCE CAROL OATES PRIZE *** LAILA LALAMI is the author of The Other Americans, Hope and Other Dangerous Pursuits; Secret Son; and The Moor’s Account, which won the American Book Award, the Arab American Book Award, and the Hurston/Wright Legacy Award, and was a finalist for the Pulitzer Prize.

    The other Americans Book. The other Americans. By Lalami, Laila, author. (based on Goodreads ratings) Genre Suspense fiction. Audience Adults. Published [] by Pantheon Books, New York. ISBN Bib Id Edition First edition. Description   The Other Americans (Book): Lalami, Laila: "From the Pulitzer Prize finalist, author of The Moor's Account--a timely and powerful new novel about the suspicious death of a Moroccan immigrant that is at once a family saga, a murder mystery, and a love story, all of it informed by the treacherous fault lines of American culture. Nora Guerraoui, a jazz composer, returns home to a small .

    “The Other Americans is one of the most affecting novels I have read about race and immigration post 9/ It's a novel that reaches beyond its immediate setting to illuminate more universal themes of loss, alienation and betrayal. Subtle, wise and full of humanity, The Other Americans deserves a wide audience” – The Times. The Other Americans. From the Pulitzer Prize finalist, author of The Moor’s Account, comes a timely and powerful new novel about the suspicious death of a Moroccan immigrant that is at once a family saga, a murder mystery, and a love story, all of it informed by the treacherous fault lines of American culture.. Late one spring night, Driss Guerraoui, a Moroccan immigrant in California, is.


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The book uses different perspectives to uncover the real story behind a Moroccan immigrant’s death in a California intersection." —The Washington Post "From its first sentence, The Other Americans grabs the reader with its directness and urgency." —Minneapolis Star Tribune “Splendid/5(97).

The Other Americans was an all round pretty solid read, which missed the mark a little for this reader. The story hinges around the death of a Moroccan man, Driss, killed in a hit-and-run accident in the U.S., where he had lived for the past few decades with his family.4/5.

Book Review: 'The Other Americans,' By Laila Lalami Laila Lalami's new novel combines riveting police procedural with a sensitive examination of life in California's Mojave Desert region, told.

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The Other Americans is the kind of book you read breathlessly, savoring each character’s turn in the spotlight.” — The Seattle Times “Deft, direct, and absorbingBrand: Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group.

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If you are the publisher or author of this book and feel. The Other Americans Laila Lalami. Pantheon, $ (p) ISBN More By and About This Author. ARTICLES. Laila Lalami Looks for Home In Her Latest Buy this book Lalami’s. Book reviews ★ The Other Americans Laila Lalami Review by Alice Cary. April When Driss Guerraoui, the owner of a diner near Joshua Tree National Park, leaves his restaurant one night, he’s killed in a mysterious hit-and-run while crossing the street.

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A hit-and-run in the Mojave Desert dismantles a family and puts a structurally elegant mystery in motion. In her fourth book, Lalami is in thrilling command of her narrative gifts, reminding readers why The Moor’s Account () was a Pulitzer finalist.

Here, she begins in the voice of Nora Guerraoui, a nascent jazz composer, who recalls: "My father was killed on a spring night four years. Laila Lalami’s rich, polyphonic fourth novel The Other Americans, her first to be set in the present-day US, centres on the hit-and-run killing of Driss, a Moroccan grandfather and restaurant.

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