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Dinner at the Center of the Earth - Reprint by Nathan Englander (Paperback)

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The best work yet from the Pulitzer finalist and best-selling author of For the Relief of Unbearable Urges--a political thriller that unfolds in the highly charged territory of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict and pivots on the complex relationship between a secret prisoner and his guard. A prisoner in a secret cell. The guard who has watched over him a dozen years. An American waitress in Paris. A young Palestinian man in Berlin who strikes up an odd friendship with a wealthy Canadian businessman. And The General, Israel's most controversial leader, who lies dying in a hospital, the only man who knows of the prisoner's existence.     From these vastly different lives Nathan Englander has woven a powerful, intensely suspenseful portrait of a nation riven by insoluble conflict, even as the lives of its citizens become fatefully and inextricably entwined--a political thriller of the highest order that interrogates the anguished, violent division between Israelis and Palestinians, and dramatizes the immense moral ambiguities haunting both sides. Who is right, who is wrong--who is the guard, who is truly the prisoner?      A tour de force from one of America's most acclaimed voices in contemporary fiction.
Edition: Reprint
Number of Pages: 352
Genre: Fiction + Literature Genres
Series Title: Vintage International
Format: Paperback
Publisher: Random House Inc
Author: Nathan Englander
Language: English
Street Date: September 4, 2018
TCIN: 53704004
UPC: 9780525434047
Item Number (DPCI): 248-43-7707

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