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The Moor's Account

The Moor's Account( )
Author: Lalami, Laila
ISBN:978-1-4767-9411-2
Publication Date:Sep 2014
Publisher:Simon & Schuster Canada
Book Format:Ebook
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An "exquisite piece of historical fiction" (Winnipeg Free Press), The Moor's Account is "brilliantly imagined fiction...rewritten to give us something that feels very like the truth" (Salman Rushdie). In 1527, the conquistador Pánfilo de Narváez left the port of San Lucar de Barrameda in Spain with a crew of more than five hundred men. His goal was to claim what is now the Gulf Coast of the United States for the Spanish crown and, in the process, become as wealthy and as...
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Pages:336
Detailed Subjects: Fiction / Historical / General
Author Biography
Lalami, Laila (Author)
Laila Lalami was born and raised in Morocco. She is the author of the short story collection Hope and Other Dangerous Pursuits and the novels Secret Son and The Moor's Account. Her essays and opinion pieces have appeared in several publications including the Los Angeles Times, The Washington Post, The Nation, The Guardian, and The New York Times. She is an associate professor of creative writing at the University of California at Riverside.

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