Koolaids


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“Daring, dazzling . . . a tough, funny, heart-breaking book.” ?Seattle Times “[A] refreshing statement of honesty and endurance …funny, brave full of heart and willing to say things about war and disease, sexual and cultural politics that have rarely been said so boldly or directly before.” ?The Sunday Oregonian When National Book Award and National Book Critics Circle finalist Rabih Alameddine’s dazzling literary debut Koolaids first published it garnered exuberant praise from Amy Tan, Rick Wallach, and Sarah Schulman, among others. Detailing the impact of the AIDS epidemic and the Lebanese civil war in Beirut on a circle of friends and family during the eighties and nineties, Koolaids mines the chaos of contemporary experience, telling the stories of characters who can no longer love or think except in fragments. Clips, quips, vignettes and hallucinations, tragic news reports and hilarious short plays, conversations wi

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“Daring, dazzling . . . a tough, funny, heart-breaking book.” ?Seattle Times “[A] refreshing statement of honesty and endurance …funny, brave full of heart and willing to say things about war and disease, sexual and cultural politics that have rarely been said so boldly or directly before.” ?The Sunday Oregonian When National Book Award and National Book Critics Circle finalist Rabih Alameddine’s dazzling literary debut Koolaids first published it garnered exuberant praise from Amy Tan, Rick Wallach, and Sarah Schulman, among others. Detailing the impact of the AIDS epidemic and the Lebanese civil war in Beirut on a circle of friends and family during the eighties and nineties, Koolaids mines the chaos of contemporary experience, telling the stories of characters who can no longer love or think except in fragments. Clips, quips, vignettes and hallucinations, tragic news reports and hilarious short plays, conversations wi

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Author Rabih Alameddine Published by Grove Press ISBN 9780802124142 EAN 9780802124142 Bic Code F Cover Paperback

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