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Home Fire by Kamila Shamsie

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Home Fire
Kamila Shamsie

Riverhead Books
September 2018
On Sale: September 4, 2018
288 pages
ISBN: 0735217696
EAN: 9780735217690
Kindle: B01N7M7L55
Trade Size / e-Book (reprint)
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Longlisted for the Booker Prize, the suspenseful and heartbreaking story of an immigrant family driven to pit love against loyalty, that builds to “one of the most memorable final scenes…in a novel this century.” (New York Times Book Review) Isma is free. After years of watching out for her younger siblings in the wake of their mother’s death, she’s accepted an invitation from a mentor in America that allows her to resume a dream long deferred. But she can’t stop worrying about Aneeka, her beautiful, headstrong sister back in London, or their brother, Parvaiz, who’s disappeared in pursuit of his own dream, to prove himself to the dark legacy of the jihadist father he never knew. When he resurfaces half a globe away, Isma’s worst fears are confirmed. Then Eamonn enters the sisters’ lives. Son of a powerful political figure, he has his own birthright to live up to—or defy. Is he to be a chance at love? The means of Parvaiz’s salvation? Suddenly, two families’ fates are inextricably, devastatingly entwined, in this searing novel that asks: What sacrifices will we make in the name of love?

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