The National Book Award finalist, Oprah’s Book Club pick, #1 New York Times bestseller and basis for the Oscar-nominated motion picture
A recent immigrant from the Middle Easta former colonel in the Iranian Air Forceyearns to restore his family’s dignity in California. A recovering alcoholic and addict down on her luck struggles to hold onto the one thing she has lefther home. And her lover, a married cop, is driven to extremes to win her love.
Andre Dubus III’s unforgettable characterspeople with ordinary flaws, looking for a small piece of ground to stand oncareen toward inevitable conflict. Their tragedy paints a shockingly true picture of the country we live in today.
About the Author
Andre Dubus III is the author of Gone So Long, Dirty Love, 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.
Date of Birth:1959
Place of Birth:California
Education:University of Texas at Austin