Apeirogon : a novel / Colum McCann.

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    • Abstract:
      Summary: "Bassam Aramin is Palestinian. Rami Elhanan is Israeli. They inhabit a world of intractable conflict that colors every aspect of their daily lives, from the roads they are allowed to take to the schools their daughters, Abir and Smadar, each attend. Theirs is a life in which children from both sides of the wall throw stones at one another. But their worlds shift irreparably when ten-year-old old Abir is killed by a rubber bullet meant to quell unruly crowds, and again when thirteen-year-old Smadar becomesthe victim of suicide bombers. When Bassam and Rami learn one another's stories and the loss that connects them, they become part of a much larger tale that ranges over centuries and continents. Apeirogon is a novel that balances on the knife edge of fiction and nonfiction. Bassam and Rami are real men and their actual words are a part of this narrative, one that builds through thousands of moments and images into one grand, unforgettable crescendo"-- Provided by publisher.
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    • ABNT:
      MCCANN, C. Apeirogon : a novel. [s.l.] : Random House, 2020. Disponível em: . Acesso em: 19 out. 2019.
    • AMA:
      McCann C. Apeirogon : A Novel. Random House; 2020. http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&site=eds-live&db=cat05595a&AN=fay.664676. Accessed October 19, 2019.
    • APA:
      McCann, C. (2020). Apeirogon : a novel. Random House. Retrieved from http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&site=eds-live&db=cat05595a&AN=fay.664676
    • Chicago/Turabian: Author-Date:
      McCann, Colum. 2020. Apeirogon : A Novel. Random House. http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&site=eds-live&db=cat05595a&AN=fay.664676.
    • Harvard:
      McCann, C. (2020) Apeirogon : a novel. Random House. Available at: http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&site=eds-live&db=cat05595a&AN=fay.664676 (Accessed: 19 October 2019).
    • Harvard: Australian:
      McCann, C 2020, Apeirogon : a novel, Random House, viewed 19 October 2019, .
    • MLA:
      McCann, Colum. Apeirogon : A Novel. Random House, 2020. EBSCOhost, search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&site=eds-live&db=cat05595a&AN=fay.664676.
    • Chicago/Turabian: Humanities:
      McCann, Colum. Apeirogon : A Novel. Random House, 2020. http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&site=eds-live&db=cat05595a&AN=fay.664676.
    • Vancouver/ICMJE:
      McCann C. Apeirogon : a novel [Internet]. Random House; 2020 [cited 2019 Oct 19]. Available from: http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&site=eds-live&db=cat05595a&AN=fay.664676


LJ Reviews 2019 September

In this latest from the National Book Award-winning and New York Times best-selling McCann, the lives of Palestinian Bassam Aramin and Israeli Rami Elhanan do not initially touch. But then Bassam's daughter Abir is killed by a rubber bullet even as Rami's daughter Smadar falls victim to a suicide bombing. After learning of each other's grief, the two fathers reach across borders to work for peace. In geometry, an apeirogon is an imaginary polygon with a countably infinite number of sides, but literature has a way of showing us what's possible.

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