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Dinner at the center of the earth: A Novel

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The best work yet from the Pulitzer finalist and best-selling author of For the Relief of Unbearable Urges --a political thriller that unfolds in the highly charged territory of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict and pivots on the complex relationship between a secret prisoner and his guard. A prisoner in a secret cell. The guard who has watched over him a dozen years. An American waitress in Paris. A young Palestinian man in Berlin who strikes up an odd friendship with a wealthy Canadian businessman. And The General, Israel's most controversial leader, who lies dying in a hospital, the only man who knows of the prisoner's existence. From these vastly different lives Nathan Englander has woven a powerful, intensely suspenseful portrait of a nation riven by insoluble conflict, even as the lives of its citizens become fatefully and inextricably entwined--a political thriller of the highest order that interrogates the anguished, violent division between Israelis and Palestinians, and dramatizes the immense moral ambiguities haunting both sides. Who is right, who is wrong--who is the guard, who is truly the prisoner? A tour de force from one of America's most acclaimed voices in contemporary fiction.
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9781524732738
9780525528098
9780525499985
9781524732745
Lexile measure:
940L
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subject_facet Arab-Israeli conflict -- Fiction, Jewish fiction, Large type books, Political fiction, Prisoners of war -- Fiction, Suspense fiction, Thrillers (Fiction)
title_display Dinner at the center of the earth
title_full Dinner at the Center of the Earth A Novel, Dinner at the center of the earth / Nathan Englander, Dinner at the center of the earth : a novel / Nathan Englander
title_short Dinner at the center of the earth
title_sub A Novel
topic_facet Arab-Israeli conflict, Fiction, Jewish fiction, Literature, Prisoners of war, Thriller