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The Lemon Grove

Hosseini, Ali

ISBN 10: 0810128292 / ISBN 13: 9780810128293
Editorial: Curbstone Press / Northwestern University Press, 2012
Usado Condición: Fine Encuadernación de tapa blanda
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Signed by the author. Publisher's glossy wraps. Identical twins Ruzbeh and Behruz are at the center of Ali Hosseini's debut novel in English - a story about love, redemption, and the courage to survive in the face of calamity and loss. This volume is in perfect, pristine condition, unmarked, unread, tight, square and clean. FINE. . 8vo 8" - 9" tall. 189 pp. Signed by Author. N° de ref. de la librería 25117

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Título: The Lemon Grove

Editorial: Curbstone Press / Northwestern University Press

Año de publicación: 2012

Encuadernación: Soft Cover

Condición del libro:Fine

Condición de la sobrecubierta: No Dust Jacket As Issued

Ejemplar firmado: Signed by Author(s)

Edición: First Printing.

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Identical twins Ruzbeh and Behruz are at the center of Ali Hosseini’s debut novel in English--a story about love, redemption, and the courage to survive in the face of calamity and loss. The novel begins in the small town in southern Iran where the boys were raised and in their summer home which is surrounded by a lemon grove. Their idyll is shattered by personal and geopolitical events. Both boys fall in love with Shireen, a childhood friend. Behruz goes to America to escape the pain of competing for Shireen's affections. Ruzbeh fights in the Iran/Iraq war and ends up alone and wandering the streets. When Behruz returns to Iran to help his shell-shocked brother, he finds the country devastated by revolution and war. His return sets off a string of events that change all their lives.

About the Author:

Ali Hosseini is an Iranian American who came to the United States as a student in the seventies. He has published a novel and two short story collections in Iran, and his short fiction has been published in Persian in the United States in Par Monthly and Persian Book Review. His work in English has been published in Epoch, Fiction International, American Letters & Commentary, Puerto del Sol, Ararat, and Hawai‘i Review. He lives in the Boston area.

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