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Exit west / by Mohsin Hamid.

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  • 5 of 5 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Kendallville PL - Kendallville Main Branch LARGE.PRINT FICTION HAMID (Text) 37516002029823 Adult Large Print Fiction Available -
Lincoln Heritage PL - Dale Main Library LP HAM (Text) 70743000152718 Large Print Available -
Perry Co PL - Tell City Main Library LP F HAM (Text) 70621000213883 Adult - Large Print Fiction Available -
Shelby Co PL - Shelbyville Main Library LP HAM (Text) 78731000500556 Large Print Available -
Zionsville PL - Hussey-Mayfield Memorial LP FIC HAMID, MOHSIN (Text) 33946003217564 Large Print . 2nd Floor Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781410499486
  • ISBN: 1410499480
  • Physical Description: 263 pages ; 23 cm.
  • Edition: Large print edition.
  • Publisher: Waterville, Maine : Thorndike Press, a part of Gale, Cengage Learning, 2017.

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Hamid's (The Reluctant Fundamentalist, How to Get Filthy Rich in Rising Asia) trim yet poignant fourth novel addresses similar themes as his previous work and presents a unique perspective on the global refugee crisis. In an unidentified country, young Saeed and burqa-wearing Nadia flee their home after Saeed's mother is killed by a stray bullet and their city turns increasingly dangerous due to worsening violent clashes between the government and guerillas. The couple joins other migrants traveling to safer havens via carefully guarded doors. Through one door, they wind up in a crowded camp on the Greek Island of Mykonos. Through another, they secure a private room in an abandoned London mansion populated mostly by displaced Nigerians. A third door takes them to California's Marin County. In each location, their relationship is by turns strengthened and tested by their struggle to find food, adequate shelter, and a sense of belonging among emigrant communities. Hamid's storytelling is stripped down, and the book's sweeping allegory is timely and resonant. Of particular importance is the contrast between the migrants' tenuous daily reality and that of the privileged second- or third-generation native population who'd prefer their new alien neighbors to simply disappear.
Subject: Refugees > Fiction.
Large type books.
FICTION > Political.
FICTION > Cultural Heritage.
FICTION > Literary.
Genre: Love stories.

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