House of Sand and Fog

A Novel

Andre Dubus III (Author, University of Massachusetts, Lowell)

 

The National Book Award finalist, Oprah’s Book Club pick, #1 New York Times bestseller and basis for the Oscar-nominated motion picture

A recent immigrant from the Middle East—a former colonel in the Iranian Air Force—yearns to restore his family’s dignity in California. A recovering alcoholic and addict down on her luck struggles to hold onto the one thing she has left?her home. And her lover, a married cop, is driven to extremes to win her love.

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 paints a shockingly true picture of the country we live in today.

Book Details

  • Paperback
  • October 2018
  • ISBN 978-0-393-35634-2
  • 5.6 × 8.3 in / 368 pages
  • Sales Territory: Worldwide including Canada, but excluding the British Commonwealth.

Endorsements & Reviews

“Elegant and powerful.… An unusual and volatile literary thriller.” — Washington Post

“[A] fine and prophetic novel.” — Los Angeles Times

“It is rare these days to encounter a novel that follows the rules of Greek tragedy.… Dubus is a taker of risk.… A craftsman of character and dialogue, Dubus has dared to push his limits.” — San Francisco Chronicle

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