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The Return: Fathers, Sons and the Land In Between - Signed by Author

£24.99

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Hardback book written by Hisham Matar
Published by Viking, 2016.
Book condition: Very Good.
Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good -.
1st Edition.
280pp.
Some minor creasing round top edge of dust jacket.
Signed by author on title page.

The Return is at once a universal and an intensely personal tale. It is an exquisite meditation on how history and politics can bear down on an individual life. And yet Hisham Matar's memoir isn't just about the burden of the past, but the consolation of love, literature and art. It is the story of what it is to be human.Hisham Matar was nineteen when his father was kidnapped and taken to prison in Libya. He would never see him again. Twenty-two years later, the fall of Gaddafi meant he was finally able to return to his homeland. In this moving memoir, the author takes us on an illuminating journey, both physical and psychological; a journey to find his father and rediscover his country.

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Author(s):
Hisham Matar
Condition:
Used: very good
Edition:
First edition
Format:
Hardback
ISBN-10:
0670923338
ISBN-13:
9780670923335
Number of pages:
260
Publisher:
Viking
Title:
The Return: Fathers, Sons and the Land In Between

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Hardback book written by Hisham Matar
Published by Viking, 2016.
Book condition: Very Good.
Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good -.
1st Edition.
280pp.
Some minor creasing round top edge of dust jacket.
Signed by author on title page.

The Return is at once a universal and an intensely personal tale. It is an exquisite meditation on how history and politics can bear down on an individual life. And yet Hisham Matar's memoir isn't just about the burden of the past, but the consolation of love, literature and art. It is the story of what it is to be human.Hisham Matar was nineteen when his father was kidnapped and taken to prison in Libya. He would never see him again. Twenty-two years later, the fall of Gaddafi meant he was finally able to return to his homeland. In this moving memoir, the author takes us on an illuminating journey, both physical and psychological; a journey to find his father and rediscover his country.

Author(s):
Hisham Matar
Condition:
Used: very good
Edition:
First edition
Format:
Hardback
ISBN-10:
0670923338
ISBN-13:
9780670923335
Number of pages:
260
Publisher:
Viking
Title:
The Return: Fathers, Sons and the Land In Between

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