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House of Sand and Fog - Andre Dubus III

House of Sand and Fog

Paperback

Published: 31st March 2011
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A former colonel in the Iranian Air Force yearns to restore his family's dignity. A recovering alcoholic and addict down on her luck struggles to hold on to the one thing she has left. And her lover, a married cop, is driven to extremes to win her love. In this masterpiece of American realism and Shakespearean consequence, Andre Dubus III's unforgettable characters--people with ordinary flaws, looking for a small piece of ground to stand on--careen toward inevitable conflict, their tragedy painting a shockingly true picture of the country we live in today.

"A page-turner with a beating heart." -- Boston Globe "A mixture of classical tragedy perfectly imbued with film noir... [T]he work of a writer who is the real thing." -- Baltimore Sun "[A] fine and prophetic novel." -- Los Angeles Times "Elegant and powerful... An unusual and volatile literary thriller." -- Washington Post Book World

ISBN: 9780393338119
ISBN-10: 0393338118
Audience: General
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 384
Published: 31st March 2011
Publisher: WW Norton & Co
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 21.1 x 14.0  x 2.5
Weight (kg): 0.3