House of Sand and Fog
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The National Book Award finalist, Oprah Book Club pick, #1 New York Times bestseller and basis for the Oscar-nominated motion picture.
A former colonel in the Iranian Air Force yearns to restore his family's dignity. A recovering alcoholic and addict down on her luck struggles to hold on to the one thing she has left. And her lover, a married cop, is driven to extremes to win her love.
In this masterpiece of American realism and Shakespearean consequence, Andre Dubus III's unforgettable characters—people with ordinary flaws, looking for a small piece of ground to stand on—careen toward inevitable conflict, their tragedy painting a shockingly true picture of the country we live in today.
- March 2011
- 5.5 × 8.3 in
/ 365 pages
- Sales Territory: Worldwide including Canada, but excluding the British Commonwealth.
Endorsements & Reviews
“A page-turner with a beating heart.” — Boston Globe
“Elegant and powerful. . . . An unusual and volatile literary thriller.” — Washington Post Book World
“A mixture of classical tragedy perfectly imbued with film noir. . . . [T]he work of a writer who is the real thing.” — Baltimore Sun
“[A] fine and prophetic novel.” — Los Angeles Times
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