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Preparation for the next life

Author: Atticus Lish
Publisher: London : Oneworld, 2015. ©2014
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Zou Lei, a Chinese Muslim of the Uighur tribe, enters the U.S. via Mexico, and makes her way to New York City. Keeping a low profile and employed in a restaurant, she meets Skinner, a veteran of the Iraqi war, who's afflicted with PTSD.
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Atticus Lish
ISBN: 9781780747774 1780747772
OCLC Number: 908220040
Description: 417 pages ; 23 cm
Responsibility: Atticus Lish.

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A gut-wrenching love story between an illegal migrant from the Uyghur tribe in Asia and a damaged Iraq veteran set in the underbelly of New York.  Read more...

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'Extraordinary, challenging and...thrilling'. Belfast Telegraph 'Extraordinary, challenging and...thrilling...So simple, so heartbreaking, so very, very good'. Independent 'A tragedy-bound love story Read more...

 
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