Author Ayad Akhtar (American Dervish) Appears at Printers Row Live
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The last date listed for Author Ayad Akhtar was Tuesday March 13, 2012 / 7:00pm.
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Appropriate deals with the hassles of inheritance as one family descends upon a crumbling Arkansan plantation to liquidate their dead patriarch's estate. The three adult children think they have problems as they argue over clutter, debt and their troubled family history. But, after a disturbing discovery among their father's possessions, a series of surprises and confrontations turns up the intensity at the already-uncomfortable reunion. Learn More
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It was both educational and exciting to hear Ayad Akhtar. I'm already a fan of his writing and this interview helped me further understand "American Dervish." The various comments made and questions asked were also helpful.
Quotes & Highlights
- "[A] heartfelt first novel.... American Dervish offers a rich look at a nearby world that many Americans don't know nearly enough about." --Entertainment Weekly
- "What a pleasure to encounter a first novel as self-assured and effortlessly told as Ayad Akhtar's American Dervish." --The New York Times
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