A Novel
Author(s): Pajtim Statovci
Original Publish Date: Apr 02, 2019
Product Number: EB00729418
Released: Apr 02, 2019
Business Term: 2 Year
ISBN: #9781524747503
Publisher: Vintage
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NATIONAL BOOK AWARD FINALIST From the acclaimed author of My Cat Yugoslavia: a stunning, incandescent new novel that speaks to identity, war, exile, love, betrayal, and heartbreak The death of head of state Enver Hoxha and the loss of his father leave Bujar growing up in the ruins of Communist Albania and of his own family. Only his fearless best friend, Agim—who is facing his own realizations about his gender and sexuality—gives him hope for the future. Together the two decide to leave everything behind and try their luck in Italy. But the struggle to feel at home—in a foreign country and even in one's own body—will have corrosive effects, spurring a dangerous search for new identities. Steeped in a rich heritage of bewitching Albanian myth and legend, this is a deeply timely and deeply necessary novel about the broken reality for millions worldwide, about identity in all its complex permutations, and the human need to be seen.

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Author(s): Pajtim Statovci
Narrator(s): Hillary Huber
Product Number Z100141461
Released: Apr 02, 2019
Business Term: Purchase
Publisher: Books on Tape
ISBN: #9781984846976

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