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IN THE COUNTRY OF MEN, Matar

by Hisham Matar
| Item # X9056
IN THE COUNTRY OF MEN, Matar X9056
Format: Paperback
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Taking us to a time and place rarely glimpsed in fiction, Hisham Matar's In the Country of Men captures life in Libya in the wake of Muammar al-Qaddafi's revolution. Through the eyes of a nine-year-old boy named Suleiman, we watch a family struggle for survival in a climate of deadly political suspicion. Against a backdrop of innocent childhood ritualsplaying games with his best friends, learning his country's history on visits to the ruins surrounding TripoliSuleiman is also awakened to dangers he cannot comprehend. When his father is brutally interrogated and his best friend's father disappears, Suleiman arrives at a crossroads that will shatter his understanding of home and homelands. The questions and discussion topics that follow are intended to enhance your reading of In the Country of Men. We hope they will enrich your experience of this powerful novel.

Product Information

  • AuthorHisham Matar
  • Page Count272
  • ISBN100385340435
  • ISBN139780385340434
  • PublisherRandom House Publishing Group
  • Year Published2008
  • Type of BookFiction
  • SubjectHistorical fiction
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