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Joseph Anton - a book by Rushdie, Salman

Joseph Anton

A Memoir

Joseph Anton( )
Author: Rushdie, Salman
Publication Date:Sep 2013
Publisher:Random House Publishing Group
Imprint:Random House Trade Paperbacks
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:USD $18.00
Book Description:

NAMED ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY San Francisco Chronicle * Newsweek/The Daily Beast * The Seattle Times * The Economist * Kansas City Star * BookPage On February 14, 1989, Valentine's Day, Salman Rushdie was telephoned by a BBC journalist and told that he had been "sentenced to death" by the Ayatollah Khomeini. For the first time he heard the word fatwa. His crime? To have written a novel called The Satanic...
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Detailed Subjects: Literary Criticism / European / English, Irish, Scottish, Welsh
Biography & Autobiography / Literary
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):5.14 x 7.99 x 1.41 Inches
Book Weight:1.094 Pounds
Author Biography
Rushdie, Salman (Author)
Salman Rushdie was born in India on June 19, 1947. He was raised in Pakistan and educated in England. His novels include Grimus, Shame, The Satanic Verses, Haroun and the Sea of Stories, The Moor's Last Sigh, The Ground Beneath Her Feet, Fury, Shalimar the Clown, The Enchantress of Florence, and Luka and the Fire of Life. His non-fiction works include Joseph Anton, Imaginary Homelands, The Jaguar Smile, and Step across This Line. He also wrote a collection of short stories entitled East, West. He has received numerous awards including the Whitbread Prize for Best Novel twice, the James Tait Black Prize, the French Prix du Meilleur Livre Étranger, the Booker Prize in 1981 for Midnight's Children, and the 2014 PEN/Pinter Prize.


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