|By (author):||Hage, Rawi|
|Subject:||FICTION / Canadian|
|FICTION / Literary|
|FICTION / Psychological|
|FICTION / Short Stories (single author)|
|Publisher:||Knopf Random Vintage Canada|
|Size:||8.00in x 5.18in|
|From The Publisher*|
From the internationally acclaimed, award-winning author of De Niro's Game and Beirut Hellfire Society, a riveting, cosmopolitan collection of stories set in places around the world.
RAWI HAGE was born in Beirut, Lebanon, and lived through nine years of the Lebanese Civil War during the 1970s and 1980s. He immigrated to Canada in 1992 and now lives in Montreal. His first novel, De Niro's Game, won the IMPAC Dublin Literary Award for the best English-language book published anywhere in the world in a given year, and has either won or been shortlisted for seven other major awards and prizes, including the Scotiabank Giller Prize and the Governor General's Literary Award. Cockroach was the winner of the Paragraphe Hugh MacLennan Prize for Fiction and a finalist for the Scotiabank Giller Prize, the Governor General's Literary Award and the Rogers Writers' Trust Fiction Award. His third novel, Carnival, told from the perspective of a taxi driver, was a finalist for the Writers' Trust Award and won the Paragraphe Hugh MacLennan Prize for Fiction. And his most recent novel, Beirut Hellfire Society, was longlisted for the Scotiabank Giller Prize and shortlisted for the Writers' Trust Fiction Prize. His work has been translated into thirty languages.