The Resource Exit west, Mohsin Hamid

Exit west, Mohsin Hamid

Label
Exit west
Title
Exit west
Statement of responsibility
Mohsin Hamid
Title variation
Exit west
Title variation remainder
a novel
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
In a country teetering 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, thrust into premature intimacy 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 violence and the threat of violence escalate, Nadia and Saeed decide that they no longer have a choice. Leaving their homeland and their old lives behind, they find a door and step through. Exit West is an epic compressed into a slender page-turner--both completely of our time and for all time, Mohsin Hamid's most ambitious and electrifying novel yet
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
  • Choice (Psychology)
  • Man-woman relationships
  • Refugees
Target audience
adult
Label
Exit west, 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.
Extent
228 pages
Isbn
9780241290088
Isbn Type
(hbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
n
Specific material designation
regular print
Label
Exit west, 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.
Extent
228 pages
Isbn
9780241290088
Isbn Type
(hbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
n
Specific material designation
regular print

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