De Niro's Game by Rawi Hage audiobook

De Niro's Game

By Rawi Hage
Read by Jonathan Keeble

Recorded Books, Inc.

Unabridged

Format : Library CD (In Stock)
  • ISBN: 9781664634350

  • ISBN: 9781664653924

Runtime: 0.30 Hours
Category: Fiction/Literary
Audience: Adult
Language: English

Summary

Summary

Winner of the prestigous IMPAC Dublin Literary Award, debut novelist Rawi Hage has crafted a novel of lyrical beauty and brutality. Bassam and George are best friends in war-torn Beirut, collecting shell casings to trade for cigarettes. When George becomes a high-ranking military official, Bassam dreams of carefree days and full stomachs. But after an unspeakable betrayal forces Bassam to flee to France, he must leave behind everything he's known and come to grips with his failed friendship.

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Author Bio: Rawi Hage

Author Bio: Rawi Hage

Rawi Hage was born in Beirut, Lebanon, and lived through nine years of the Lebanese civil war during the 1970s and 1980s. He immigrated to Canada in 1992 and now lives in Montreal. His first novel, De Niro’s Game, won the IMPAC Dublin Literary Award for the best English-language book published anywhere in the world in a given year, and has either won or been shortlisted for seven other major awards and prizes, including the Scotiabank Giller Prize and the Governor General’s Literary Award. Cockroach was the winner of the Paragraphe Hugh MacLennan Prize for Fiction and a finalist for the Governor General’s Award. It was also shortlisted for the Rogers Writers’ Trust Fiction Award and the Giller Prize. His third novel, Carnival, told from the perspective of a taxi driver, was a finalist for the Writers’ Trust Award and won the Paragraphe Hugh MacLennan Prize for Fiction. His work has been translated into 30 languages.

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Available Formats : CD, Library CD
Category: Fiction/Literary
Runtime: 0.30
Audience: Adult
Language: English