House of Sand and Fog: A Novel (Google eBook)

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W. W. Norton & Company, Mar 31, 2011 - Fiction - 368 pages
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The National Book Award finalist, Oprah Book Club pick, #1 New York Times bestseller and basis for the Oscar-nominated motion picture.

A former colonel in the Iranian Air Force yearns to restore his family's dignity. A recovering alcoholic and addict down on her luck struggles to hold on to the one thing she has left. And her lover, a married cop, is driven to extremes to win her love.

In this masterpiece of American realism and Shakespearean consequence, Andre Dubus III's unforgettable characters—people with ordinary flaws, looking for a small piece of ground to stand on—careen toward inevitable conflict, their tragedy painting a shockingly true picture of the country we live in today.
  

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Contents

Section 1
13
Section 2
15
Section 3
34
Section 4
49
Section 5
54
Section 6
71
Section 7
83
Section 8
94
Section 21
195
Section 22
209
Section 23
211
Section 24
213
Section 25
221
Section 26
249
Section 27
259
Section 28
263

Section 9
102
Section 10
105
Section 11
107
Section 12
109
Section 13
123
Section 14
145
Section 15
154
Section 16
163
Section 17
173
Section 18
183
Section 19
188
Section 20
193
Section 29
265
Section 30
273
Section 31
275
Section 32
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Section 33
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Section 34
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Section 35
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Section 36
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Section 37
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Section 38
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About the author (2011)

Andre Dubus III is the author of The Garden of Last Days, House of Sand and Fog (a #1 New York Times bestseller, Oprah’s Book Club pick, and finalist for the National Book Award) and Townie, winner of an American Academy of Arts and Letters Award in Literature. His writing has received many honors, including a Guggenheim Fellowship, a National Magazine Award, and two Pushcart Prizes. He lives with his family north of Boston.

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