Dark at the Crossing: A novel

by Elliot Ackerman (Author)
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NATIONAL BOOK AWARD FINALIST

“Transports readers into a world few Americans know” —Washington Post


A timely new novel of stunning humanity and tension: a contemporary love story set on the Turkish border with Syria.

Haris Abadi is a man in search of a cause. An Arab American with a conflicted past, he is now in Turkey, attempting to cross into Syria and join the fight against Bashar al-Assad's regime. But he is robbed before he can make it, and is taken in by Amir, a charismatic Syrian refugee and former revolutionary, and Amir's wife, Daphne, a sophisticated beauty haunted by grief. As it becomes clear that Daphne is also desperate to return to Syria, Haris's choices become ever more wrenching: Whose side is he really on? Is he a true radical or simply an idealist? And will he be able to bring meaning to a life of increasing frustration and helplessness? Told with compassion and a deft hand, Dark at the Crossing is an exploration of loss, of second chances, and of why we choose to believe--a trenchantly observed novel of raw urgency and power.

“Promises to be one of the most essential books of 2017” —Esquire

Publication date
January 24, 2017
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ISBN
9781101947388
Paper ISBN
9781101947371
File size
6 MB

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