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Homeland Elegies: A Novel

Unabridged Audiobook

Written By: Ayad Akhtar

Narrated By: Ayad Akhtar

Date: September 2020

Duration: 10 hours 19 minutes

Summary:

From the Pulitzer Prize-winning author of Disgraced and American Dervish: an immigrant father and his son search for belonging—in post-Trump America, and with each other.

One of the New York Times 10 Best Books of the Year
One of Barack Obama's Favorite Books of 2020
Finalist for the 2021 Andrew Carnegie Medal for Excellence in Fiction
A Best Book of 2020 * Washington Post * O Magazine * New York Times Book Review * Publishers Weekly

"Passionate, disturbing, unputdownable." —Salman Rushdie

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.

Ayad Akhtar forges a new narrative voice to capture a country in which debt has ruined countless lives and the gods of finance rule, where immigrants live in fear, and where the nation's unhealed wounds wreak havoc around the world. Akhtar attempts to make sense of it all through the lens of a story about one family, from a heartland town in America to palatial suites in Central Europe to guerrilla lookouts in the mountains of Afghanistan, and spares no one—least of all himself—in the process.

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  • Vasilije S.

    Great book

  • Anonymous

    Very entertaining narration of what I feel is an honest and entertaining look into the personal life of Ayad Akhtar. The book description says part memoir, part fiction, regardless, it’s a look at a group of people in America that may seem commonplace, but Akhtar presents it in a way that hooks a reader (depends on the person, I can see how some people would dismiss it). The pace of the book is great, part of it might be that it’s not one continuous story, but more like short stories that overlap.

  • Bruce K.

    A bitter pill. Bitter people preaching self righteous garbage.

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