The Resource Exit west : a novel, Mohsin Hamid

Exit west : a novel, Mohsin Hamid

Label
Exit west : a novel
Title
Exit west
Title remainder
a novel
Statement of responsibility
Mohsin Hamid
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
In a country on the brink of civil war, two young people meet: sensual, fiercely independent Nadia and gentle, restrained Saeed. They embark on a furtive love affair, and are soon cloistered ini a premature imtimacy by the unrest roiling their city. When it explodes, turning familiar streets into a patchwork of checkpoints and bomb blasts, they begin to hear whispers about doors - doors that can whisk people far away, if perilously and for a price. As the violence escalates, Nadia and Saeed decide that they no longer have a choice
Summary
Presents the story of two young lovers whose furtive affair is shaped by local unrest on the eve of a civil war that erupts in a cataclysmic bombing attack, forcing them to abandon their previous home and lives
Theme
Storyline
Tone
Character
Award
  • ALA Notable Book, 2018.
  • Booklist Editors' Choice, 2017.
  • Los Angeles Times Book Prize for Fiction, 2017.
  • New York Times Notable Book, 2017
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10554471
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1971-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Hamid, Mohsin
Dewey number
813/.54
Index
no index present
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/lexile
1660
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Civil war
  • Refugees
  • Man-woman relationships
  • Large type books
Target audience
adult
Label
Exit west : a novel, Mohsin Hamid
Instantiates
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Dimensions
23 cm.
Edition
Large print edition.
Extent
263 pages (large print)
Form of item
large print
Isbn
9781410499486
Isbn Type
(hbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
n
Specific material designation
large print
Label
Exit west : a novel, Mohsin Hamid
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Dimensions
23 cm.
Edition
Large print edition.
Extent
263 pages (large print)
Form of item
large print
Isbn
9781410499486
Isbn Type
(hbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
n
Specific material designation
large print

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