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ISBN: 9780735217690
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Published: Riverhead Books - September 4th, 2018

Kamila Shamsie writes beautifully about love, loyalty, and grief in this powerful and timely story about three siblings — Isma, Aneeka and Parvaiz — divided and devastated by their decisions. Parvaiz's path to the most destructive decision — to leave England to join ISIS in Syria — is chillingly convincing.

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ISBN: 9780802139252
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Published: Atlantic Monthly Press - August 7th, 2002

In Leif Enger’s debut novel, Reuben Land recounts his family’s search for his fugitive brother -- a trek that takes them from Minnesota to the North Dakota Badlands -- with quiet humor and fierce loyalty. Set in 1963, his story includes all the elements of a Western -- escape by horseback, pursuit by federal agents, an unsavory enemy, and a search party armed with Winchesters. But the current beneath this story is eleven-year old Reuben’s faith -- in miracles, his father, and his older brother. That current -- and Enger’s crisply crafted prose -- are what make this book so rewarding.