- Tämä aihe sisältää 0 vastaukset, 1 ääni, ja päivitettiin viimeksi 10 kuukautta, 1 viikko sitten Virginia Fahey toimesta.
20.12.2020, 8.34 #23460Virginia FaheyVieras
by Ismet Prcic
- Genres: fiction, war, contemporary, literature
- Release date: October 4, 2011
- Format: paperback, 400 pages
- Publisher: Grove Press, Black Cat
- Language: english
- Author: Ismet Prcic
- ISBN: 9780802170811 (0802170811)
- Awards: Oregon Book Award for Fiction (2013), Los Angeles Times Book Prize for Art Seidenbaum Award for First Fiction (2011), Sue Kaufman Prize for First Fiction (2012), Great Lakes Colleges Association New Writers Award for Fiction (2013), Dayton Literary Peace Prize Nominee for Fiction (2012)
About The Book
Ismet Prcic’s brilliant, provocative, and propulsively energetic debut is about a young Bosnian, also named Ismet Prcic, who has fled his war-torn homeland and is now struggling to reconcile his past with his present life in California.
He is advised that in order to make peace with the corrosive guilt he harbors over leaving behind his family behind, he must “write everything.” The result is a great rattlebag of memories, confessions, and fictions: sweetly humorous recollections of Ismet’s childhood in Tuzla appear alongside anguished letters to his mother about the challenges of life in this new world. As Ismet’s foothold in the present falls away, his writings are further complicated by stories from the point of view of another young man — real or imagined — named Mustafa, who joined a troop of elite soldiers and stayed in Bosnia to fight. When Mustafa’s story begins to overshadow Ismet’s new-world identity, the reader is charged with piecing together the fragments of a life that has become eerily unrecognizable, even to the one living it.
Shards is a thrilling read — a harrowing war story, a stunningly inventive coming of age, and a heartbreaking saga of a splintered family.
Hardback book Shards by Ismet Prcic. EPUB Shards buy cheap Kindle on Dymocks. MP3 ebook Shards read online on Kobo.
FictionBook ebook Shards Ismet Prcic download for iOS. Hardcover book Shards Ismet Prcic on Android on Bookshop. Paperback Shards download.
MOBI book Shards by Ismet Prcic buy. TXT ebook Shards read for PocketBook on Powells. PDF Shards Ismet Prcic buy on Books-a-Million.