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The Resource Dark at the crossing, Elliot Ackerman

Dark at the crossing, Elliot Ackerman

Label
Dark at the crossing
Title
Dark at the crossing
Statement of responsibility
Elliot Ackerman
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"A timely new novel of stunning humanity and tension: a contemporary love story set on the Turkish border with Syria. Haris Abadi is a man in search of a cause. An Arab American with a conflicted past, he is now in Turkey, attempting to cross into Syria and join the fight against Bashar al-Assad's regime. But he is robbed before he can make it, and is taken in by Amir, a charismatic Syrian refugee and former revolutionary, and Amir's wife, Daphne, a sophisticated beauty haunted by grief. As it becomes clear that Daphne is also desperate to return to Syria, Haris's choices become ever more wrenching: Whose side is he really on? Is he a true radical or simply an idealist? And will he be able to bring meaning to a life of increasing frustration and helplessness? Told with compassion and a deft hand, Dark at the Crossing is an exploration of loss, of second chances, and of why we choose to believe-a trenchantly observed novel of raw urgency and power."--Provided by publisher
Summary
Presents a contemporary love story set on the Turkish border of Syria, where an Arab American with a conflicted past attempts to join the fight against Bashar al-Assad's regime before the plight of his host family reshapes his loyalties
Storyline
Tone
Writing style
Character
Award
Booklist Editors' Choice, 2017.
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10547842
Cataloging source
BTCTA
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Ackerman, Elliot
Dewey number
813.6
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
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True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Arab Americans
  • Refugees
  • Turkey
  • Arab Americans
  • Refugees
  • Syria
  • Turkey
Target audience
adult
Label
Dark at the crossing, Elliot Ackerman
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
Control code
ocn970680897
Dimensions
21 cm
Edition
First Vintage Books edition.
Extent
237 pages
Isbn
9781101971550
Lccn
2016954679
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
(OCoLC)970680897
Label
Dark at the crossing, Elliot Ackerman
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocn970680897
Dimensions
21 cm
Edition
First Vintage Books edition.
Extent
237 pages
Isbn
9781101971550
Lccn
2016954679
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
(OCoLC)970680897

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