Exit West

A Novel
eAudio - unabridged
Audio (4.70 hours)
Product Number: Z100118187
Released: Mar 07, 2017
Business Term: Purchase
ISBN: #9781524752262
Narrator/s: Mohsin Hamid
Publisher: Books on Tape
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SHORTLISTED FOR THE 2017 MAN BOOKER PRIZE FINALIST FOR THE 2017 KIRKUS PRIZE A NEW YORK TIMES AND TIME MAGAZINE "BEST BOOK OF 2017" "A breathtaking novel[that] arrives at an urgent time." –NPR.org "It was as if Hamid knew what was going to happen to America and the world, and gave us a road map to our future At once terrifying and oddly hopeful." –Ayelet Waldman, The New York Times Book Review "Moving, audacious, and indelibly human." –Entertainment Weekly, "A" rating "A finalist for the Man Booker Prize and a New York Times bestseller, the astonishingly visionary love story that imagines the forces that drive ordinary people from their homes into the uncertain embrace of new lands. In a country teetering on the brink of civil war, two young people meet—sensual, fiercely independent Nadia and gentle, restrained Saeed. They embark on a furtive love affair, and are soon cloistered in a premature intimacy by the unrest roiling their city. When it explodes, turning familiar streets into a patchwork of checkpoints and bomb blasts, they begin to hear whispers about doors—doors that can whisk people far away, if perilously and for a price. As the violence escalates, Nadia and Saeed decide that they no longer have a choice. Leaving their homeland and their old lives behind, they find a door and step through...? Exit West follows these remarkable characters as they emerge into an alien and uncertain future, struggling to hold on to each other, to their past, to the very sense of who they are. Profoundly intimate and powerfully inventive, it tells an unforgettable story of love, loyalty, and courage that is both completely of our time and for all time.

Author(s): Mohsin Hamid
Awards:2018-Fiction-Finalist-Dayton Literary Peace Prize,
2018-Fiction-Longlist-Andrew Carnegie Medal,
2017-Fiction-Shortlist-Man Booker Prize,
New York Times Bestseller
Original Publish Date: Mar 07, 2017

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Author(s): Mohsin Hamid
Product Number EB00673280
Released: Mar 07, 2017
Business Term: 2 Year
Publisher: Riverhead Books
ISBN: #9780735212183

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