AYAD AKHTAR - With American Dervish

Ayad Akhtar brings us his debut novel, American Dervish.  This well-reviewed examination of the weaving together of religious belief and modern life, of family conflict and adolescent angst, is strikingly individualized by its Muslim fabric.

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Event date: 
Wednesday, November 28, 2012 - 7:30pm
Event address: 
3522 Wade Ave
27607-4048 Raleigh
us
$24.99
ISBN: 9780316183314
Availability: Special Order
Published: Little, Brown and Company - January 1st, 2012

American Dervish is a brilliantly written, nuanced, and emotionally forceful look inside the interplay of religion and modern life. Ayad Akhtar was raised in the Midwest himself, and through Hayat Shah he shows readers vividly the powerful forces at work on young men and women growing up Muslim in America. This is an intimate, personal first novel that will stay with readers long after they turn the last page.