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Nowhere man : the Pronek fantasies / Aleksandar Hemon.

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  • ISBN: 9781481597135 (sound recording : hoopla Audio Book)
  • ISBN: 1481597132 (sound recording : hoopla Audio Book)
  • Physical Description: 1 online resource (1 audio file (7hr., 10 min.)) : digital
  • Edition: Unabridged.
  • Publisher: [United States] : Blackstone Audio, Inc. : 2014.

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Restrictions on Access Note:
Digital content provided by hoopla.
Participant or Performer Note:
Read by Stefan Rudnicki.
Summary, etc.:
Aleksandar Hemon, author of The Question of Bruno, one of the most celebrated debuts in recent American fiction, returns with the mind- and language-bending adventures of his endearing protagonist Jozef Pronek. A native of Sarajevo, where he spends his adolescence trying to become Bosnia's answer to John Lennon, Jozef Pronek comes to the United States in 1992-just in time to watch war break out in his country but too early to be a genuine refugee. Indeed, Jozef's typical answer to inquiries about his origins and ethnicity is, "I am complicated." And so he proves to be-not just to himself, but to the revolving series of shadowy but insightful narrators who chart his progress from Sarajevo to Chicago; from a hilarious encounter with the first President Bush to a somewhat graver meeting with a heavily armed Serb whom he has been hired to serve with court papers. Moving, disquieting, and exhilarating in its virtuosity, Nowhere Man is the kaleidoscopic portrait of a magnetic young man stranded in America by the war in Bosnia.
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Mode of access: World Wide Web.
Subject: Bosnian Americans > Fiction.
Immigrants > Fiction.
Sarajevo (Bosnia and Herzegovina) > Fiction.
Chicago (Ill.) > Fiction.
Genre: Autobiographical fiction.

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