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Koolaids

Author: Rabih Alameddine
Publisher: New York : Grove, [2015] ©2015
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Detailing the impact of the AIDS epidemic and the Lebanese civil war in Beirut on a circle of friends and family during the eighties and nineties, Koolaids mines the chaos of contemporary experience, telling the stories of characters who can no longer love or think except in fragments. Clips, quips, vignettes and hallucinations, tragic news reports and hilarious short plays, conversations with both the quick and the  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Experimental fiction
Fiction
History
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Rabih Alameddine
ISBN: 0802124143 9780802124142
OCLC Number: 903763654
Notes: Reprint. originally published in 1998 by Picador USA. --- From title page verso.
Description: 245 pages ; 21 cm
Other Titles: Kool aids
Responsibility: Rabih Alameddine.

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Detailing the impact of the AIDS epidemic and the Lebanese civil war in Beirut on a circle of friends and family during the eighties and nineties, Koolaids mines the chaos of contemporary experience, telling the stories of characters who can no longer love or think except in fragments. Clips, quips, vignettes and hallucinations, tragic news reports and hilarious short plays, conversations with both the quick and the dead, all shine their combined lights to reveal the way we experience life today.

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