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A Map of Home

A Map of Home

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In this fresh, funny, and fearless debut novel, Randa Jarrar chronicles the coming-of-age of Nidali, one of the most unique and irrepressible narrators in contemporary fiction. Born in 1970s Boston to an Egyptian-Greek mother and a Palestinian father, the rebellious Nidali - whose name is a feminization of the word "struggle" - soon moves to a very different life in Kuwait. There the family leads a mildly eccentric middle-class existence until the Iraqi invasion drives them first to Egypt and then to Texas. This critically acclaimed debut novel is set to capture the hearts of everyone who has ever wondered what their own map of home might look like.

ISBN: 9780143116264

Published Date: August 25, 2009

Publisher: Penguin Books

Language: English

Page Count: 292

Size: 7.72" l x 5.02" w x 0.57" h