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WHAT CHANGES EVERYTHING

After Todd Barbery, director of a humanitarian organization working with refugees, is assaulted and kidnapped on the streets of Kabul, Afghanistan nothing remains the same. How could it?

What Changes Everything is the story of Toddís wife, Clarissa, who tries to save her husband, while her own life spins out of control in the dark nights of Brooklyn. There on the night streets, she meets Danil, an angry New York graffiti artist whose life was derailed by a loss in the same incomprehensible war half a world away. Danilís mother Stela writes letter after letter from her bookstore in Cleveland in hopes of comprehending the loss of one son on an Afghan battlefield and of reconnecting with Danil, who abandoned her in anger when his brother died. This is also the story of Mandy, a mother from...

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31 HOURS

A woman in New York awakens knowing, as deeply as a mother s blood can know, that her grown son is in danger. She has not heard from him in weeks. His name is Jonas. His girlfriend, Vic, doesn t know what she has done wrong, but Jonas won t answer his cell phone. We soon learn that Jonas is isolated in a safe-house apartment in New York City, pondering his conversion to Islam and his experiences training in Pakistan, preparing for the violent action he has been instructed to take in 31 hours. Jonas s absence from the lives of those who love him causes a cascade of events, and as the novel moves through the streets and subways of New York we come to know intimately...

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THE CAMEL BOOKMOBILE

In THE CAMEL BOOKMOBILE Masha Hamilton tells the story of an idealistic American woman, Fi Sweeney, who works for a bookmobile established by a relief organization to supply books to remote villages in Africa. The bookmobile visits of this novel divide the people of a nomadic tribe it intends to serve: Scar Boy, the village teacher Matani, and others...

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THE DISTANCE BETWEEN US

An authentic look at the emotional and ethical chaos within a war correspondent who becomes a bit too involved, Masha Hamiltonís THE DISTANCE BETWEEN US is a straight-ahead story of human passion - desire, conviction, and the guilt of a survivor - struggling for order within the frayed justice of the Middle East conflict...

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