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In the country of men

Author: Hisham Matar
Publisher: London : Viking, 2006.
Edition/Format:   Book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"On a white-hot day in Tripoli, Libya, in the summer of 1979, nine-year-old Suleiman is shopping in the market square with his mother. His father is away on business - except that he is sure he has just seen his father, standing across the street in a pair of dark glasses. But why isn't he waving? And why doesn't he come over when he knows Suleiman's mother is falling apart? From a breathtaking new talent comes an  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Bildungsromans
Fiction
History
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Matar, Hisham.
In the country of men.
London : Viking, 2006
(OCoLC)607672711
Online version:
Matar, Hisham.
In the country of men.
London : Viking, 2006
(OCoLC)609240273
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Hisham Matar
ISBN: 9780670916399 0670916390 0670916439 9780670916436
OCLC Number: 65468307
Awards: Winner of Ondaatje Prize 2007.
Shortlisted for Booker Prize for Fiction 2006.
Description: 244 p. ; 25 cm.
Responsibility: Hisham Matar.

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On a white-hot day in Tripoli, Libya, in the summer of 1979, nine-year-old Suleiman is shopping in the market square with his mother. His father is away on business - except that he is sure he has  Read more...

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