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The wasted vigil / Nadeem Aslam.

(Author).
  • ISBN: 9780307268426 (alk. paper)
  • ISBN: 030726842X (alk. paper)
  • Description: 319 p. ; 25 cm.
  • Edition: 1st U.S. ed.
  • Publisher: New York : Alfred A. Knopf,

Available copies

  • 13 copies at NOBLE (All Libraries).

Current holds

0 current holds with 13 total copies.

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Beverly Main Adult Fiction Fiction/ Aslam (Text to phone) Available -
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Marblehead Adult Fiction FICTION ASLAM, NADEEM 2008 (Text to phone) Available -
Melrose Adult Fiction (Main Floor) Fiction Aslam (Text to phone) Available -
Northern Essex - Haverhill Campus Stacks PR9540.9 .A83 W37 2008 (Text to phone) Available -
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Content descriptions

Contents Note: Book one: The great Buddha -- Building the new -- Out of separations -- Night letter -- Street of storytellers -- Book two: Casabianca -- The silent flutes -- The caliphate of New York -- The wasted vigil -- All names are my names.
Summary: Tells the lives of five people who come together in post-9/11 Afghanistan. Marcus, an English doctor whose progressive, outspoken Afghani wife was murdered by the Taliban, opens his home--itself an eerily beautiful monument to his losses--to the others: Lara, from St. Petersburg, looking for evidence of her soldier brother who disappeared decades before during the Soviet invasion; David, an American, a former spy who has seen his ideals turned inside out during his twenty-five years in Afghanistan; Casa, a young Afghani whose hatred of the West plunges him into the depths of zealotry; and James, the Special Forces soldier in whom David sees a dangerous revival of the unquestioning notions of right and wrong that he himself once held.
Subject: Interpersonal relations > Fiction.
Afghanistan > Social life and customs > Fiction.