Amriika

Front Cover
McClelland & Stewart, 1999 - Fiction - 412 pages
6 Reviews
Amriikais a novel of betrayal, disillusionment, and discovery set in America during three highly charged decades in the nationís history. In the late sixties, Ramji, a student from Dar es Salaam, East Africa, arrives in an America far different from the one he dreamed about, one caught up in anti-war demonstrations, revolutionary lifestyles, and spiritual quests. As Ramji finds himself pulled by the tumultuous currents of those troubled times, he is swept up in events whose consequences will haunt him for years to come. Decades later in a changed America, having recently left a marriage and a suburban existence, an older Ramji, passionately in love, finds himself drawn into a set of circumstances which hold terrifying reminders of the past and its unanswered questions.

From inside the book

What people are saying - Write a review

User ratings

5 stars
0
4 stars
6
3 stars
0
2 stars
0
1 star
0

Review: Amriika

User Review  - Samuel - Goodreads

An excellent read after I got past the beginning. The dialogue of the 1960s felt right on. The interface of a subculture with larger North American society was well done. Highly recommended. Read full review

Review: Amriika

User Review  - Goodreads

An excellent read after I got past the beginning. The dialogue of the 1960s felt right on. The interface of a subculture with larger North American society was well done. Highly recommended. Read full review

Common terms and phrases

Bibliographic information