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by Salman Rushdie

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PUBLISHED: 29th May 2017
ISBN: 9781784872687
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A self-described 'emigrant from one place and a newcomer in two', the author explores the true meaning of home. He looks at what it means to belong, whether roots are real and homelands imaginary, what it is like to reconfigure your past from fragments of memory and what happens when East meets West.
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  • Paperback
    $10.47
PUBLISHED: 29th May 2017
ISBN: 9781784872687
ANNOTATION:
A self-described 'emigrant from one place and a newcomer in two', the author explores the true meaning of home. He looks at what it means to belong, whether roots are real and homelands imaginary, what it is like to reconfigure your past from fragments of memory and what happens when East meets West.

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A self-described 'emigrant from one place and a newcomer in two', the author explores the true meaning of home. He looks at what it means to belong, whether roots are real and homelands imaginary, what it is like to reconfigure your past from fragments of memory and what happens when East meets West.

Publisher Description

Salman Rushdie, a self-described 'emigrant from one place and a newcomer in two', explores the true meaning of home. Writing with insight, passion and humour, he looks at what it means to belong, whether roots are real and homelands imaginary, what it is like to reconfigure your past from fragments of memory and what happens when East meets West.

Selected from the books Shame, Imaginary Homelands and East, West by Salman Rushdie

VINTAGE MINIS- GREAT MINDS. BIG IDEAS. LITTLE BOOKS.

A series of short books by the world's greatest writers on the experiences that make us human

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Author Biography

Salman Rushdie is the author of thirteen previous novels - Grimus, Midnight's Children (for which he won the Booker Prize and the Best of the Booker), Shame, The Satanic Verses, Haroun and the Sea of Stories, The Moor's Last Sigh, The Ground Beneath Her Feet, Fury, Shalimar the Clown, The Enchantress of Florence, Luka and the Fire of Life, Two Years, Eight Months, and Twenty-Eight Nights, and The Golden House - and one collection of short stories- East, West. He has also published four works of non-fiction - Joseph Anton, The Jaguar Smile, Imaginary Homelands, and Step Across This Line - and co-edited two anthologies, Mirrorwork and Best American Short Stories 2008. He is a member of the American Academy of Arts and Letters and a Distinguished Writer in Residence at New York University. A former president of PEN American Center, Rushdie was knighted in 2007 for services to literature.

Review

Imagine our joy when Vintage announced that it is publishing a collection of easily digestible books from the world's most celebrated writers on the experiences that make us human... They look good and read well. That's win/win in our book. Stylist

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"Imagine our joy when Vintage announced that it is publishing a collection of easily digestible books from the world's most celebrated writers on the experiences that make us human... They look good and read well. That's win/win in our book."

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Vintage Minis bring you the world's greatest writers on the experiences that make us human - from birth to death and everything in between

Product Details

Author
Salman Rushdie
Pages
96
Publisher
Vintage Publishing
Year
2017
ISBN-10
1784872687
ISBN-13
9781784872687
Format
Paperback
Subtitle
Vintage Minis
Country of Publication
United Kingdom
Series
Vintage Minis
Media
Book
Publication Date
2017-05-29
Language
English
Audience
General/Trade