House Of Sand And Fog
Kathy is a young recovering alcoholic recently seperated from her husband. When her family home is repossessed she is devastated. Her house is sold at auction to Behrani, a former Iranian Air Force officer for whom it represents an entry into real estate and a passport to the future for his family and his own version of the American Dream. For Kathy, its loss is the last of a sereis of insults life has dealt her and the stage is set for a gut-wrenching tragedy.
- Paperback | 368 pages
- 130 x 196 x 26mm | 258.55g
- 03 May 2001
- Vintage Publishing
- London, United Kingdom
"The finest novel of the year... Enormously affecting" * Time Out Book of the Year * "One of the best American novels I've ever read... A stunning book... No one who reads this novel will ever forget it" * James Lee Burke * "A novel of tremendous impact" * Sunday Times * "Stunning and original... From the moment one starts to read their story, one has no choice but to stay with these characters until the end ... Beautiful, gripping and highly intelligent" * The Times * "A story of remarkable power and veracity and tenderness" -- Tobias Wolff
About Andre Dubus III
Andre Dubus III is the author of Bluesman, The Cage Keeper and Other Stories and the bestselling House of Sand and Fog. He lives with his family north of Boston.
"A story of remarkable power and veracity and tenderness"