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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
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Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
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
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
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Character
Award
Booklist Editors' Choice, 2017.
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10547842
Cataloging source
YDXCP
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Ackerman, Elliot
Dewey number
813/.6
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
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True
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  • Arab Americans
  • Syria
  • Refugees
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
ocn948734278
Dimensions
25 cm
Extent
237 pages
Isbn
9781101947371
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
(OCoLC)948734278
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
ocn948734278
Dimensions
25 cm
Extent
237 pages
Isbn
9781101947371
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
(OCoLC)948734278

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