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American War

American War( )
Author: El Akkad, Omar
ISBN:978-0-451-49358-3
Publication Date:Apr 2017
Publisher:Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group
Imprint:Knopf
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:USD $26.95
Book Description:

"Powerful . . . As haunting a postapocalyptic universe as Cormac McCarthy [created] in The Road, and as devastating a look as the fallout that national events have on an American family as Philip Roth did in The Plot Against America. . . . Omar El Akkad's debut novel, American War, is an unlikely mash-up of unsparing war reporting and plot elements familiar to readers of the recent young-adult dystopian series The Hunger Games and...
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Book Details
Pages:352
Detailed Subjects: Fiction / Science Fiction / General
Fiction / War & Military
Fiction / Dystopian
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):6.65 x 9.53 x 1.28 Inches
Book Weight:1.43 Pounds
Author Biography
El Akkad, Omar (Author)
Omar was born in Cairo, Egypt and grew up in the Middle East before moving to Canada. He is a graduate of Queen's University. He spent ten years as a reporter covering stories such as the war in Afghanistan to the military trials in Guantanamo Bay, the Arab Spring revolutions in the Middle East and the protests in Ferguson, Missouri. Omar is a recipient of the National Newspaper Award for investigative reporting for his coverage of the "Toronto 18" terrorism arrests. He has also won the Edward Goff Penny Memorial Prize for young Canadian journalists, and has been nominated for several National Magazine Awards.

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