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  • ISBN: 9781524747145
  • ISBN: 1524747149
  • ISBN: 9780307911674
  • ISBN: 9780307911667
  • ISBN: 0307911667
  • Physical Description: 301 pages ; 25 cm
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: New York : Pantheon Books, [2019]

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"From the Pulitzer Prize finalist, author of The Moor's Account--a timely and powerful new novel about the suspicious death of a Moroccan immigrant that is at once a family saga, a murder mystery, and a love story, all of it informed by the treacherous fault lines of American culture. Nora Guerraoui, a jazz composer, returns home to a small town in the Mojave after hearing that her father, owner of a popular restaurant there, has been killed in a suspicious hit-and-run car accident. Told by multiple narrators--Nora herself, Jeremy (the Iraq war veteran with whom she develops an intimacy), widow Maryam, Efrain (an immigrant witness to the accident who refuses to get involved for fear of deportation), Coleman (the police investigator), and Driss (the dead man himself), The Other Americans deftly explores one family's secrets and hypocrisies even as it offers a portrait of Americans riven by race, class, and religion, living side by side, yet ignorant of the vicissitudes that each tribe, as it were, faces"-- Provided by publisher.
Nora Guerraoui, a jazz composer, returns home to a small town in the Mojave after hearing that her father, owner of a popular restaurant there, has been killed in a suspicious hit-and-run car accident. Nora develops an intimacy with Jeremy, an Iraq war veteran. Along with the widow Maryam; Efrain, an immigrant witness to the accident; Coleman,the police investigator, and Driss--the dead man himself-- Nora explores secrets and hypocrisies in a society riven by race, class, and religion. -- adapted from jacket.
Subject: Immigrants Fiction
Murder Fiction
Family secrets Fiction
Women composers Fiction
Fathers Death Fiction
Family secrets
Immigrants
Murder
FICTION / Literary
Family secrets
Immigrants
Murder
FICTION / Literary
Immigrants Fiction
Homicide Fiction
Secrecy Fiction
Mojave Desert Fiction
Genre: Suspense fiction.
Suspense fiction.
Thrillers (Fiction)
Fiction.
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