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Akhtar, Ayad

Summary: A deeply personal novel about about finding identity in a nation coming apart at the seams, an American son and his immigrant father search for belonging in post-Trump America and with each other.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Hachette Book Group 2020

Copies Available at Woodmere

2 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD FIC AKH

Akhtar, Ayad

Summary: A deeply personal work about identity and belonging in a nation coming apart at the seams, Homeland Elegies blends fact and fiction to tell an epic story of longing and dispossession in the world that 9/11 made. Part family drama, part social essay, part picaresque novel, at its heart it is the story of a father, a son, and the country they both call home.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Doubleday 2020

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC AKH

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC AKH

Akhtar, Ayad.

Summary: Hayat Shah was captivated by Mina long before he met her: his mother's beautiful, brilliant, and soulfully devout friend is a family legend. When he learns that Mina is leaving Pakistan to live with the Shahs in America, Hayat is thrilled. Hayat's father is less enthusiastic. When Mina finds her own path to happiness, the ember of jealousy in Hayat's heart is enflamed by the community's...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Hachette Audio 2012

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD FIC AKH

Akhtar, Ayad

Summary: "Amir has left his Pakistani heritage behind in an attempt to make partner at his corporate law firm, but his wife Emily doesn't share his negative feelings about Islam--she's encouraged Amir to help with the case of a controversial imam. When they throw a dinner party for Amir's colleague Jory and her husband Isaac, the hard truths revealed lead to the unraveling of their carefully constructed...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: L.A. Theatre Works 2019

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 812 AKH

Akhtar, Ayad.

Summary: A young Pakistani boy, whose parents left the fundamentalists behind when they came to America, finds transformation and a path to happiness through a family friend, Mina, who shows him the beauty and power of the Quran.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Little, Brown and Co. 2012

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC AKH

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