The Laments

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Random House Audio | Jun 15, 2004 | 360 Minutes | ISBN 9780739312582

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    Random House Trade Paperbacks | Jul 12, 2005 | 400 Pages | 5-3/16 x 8 | ISBN 9780812972184

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    Random House | Jun 15, 2004 | ISBN 9781588363763

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    Random House Audio | Mar 05, 2004 | 720 Minutes | ISBN 9781415904763

  • Audiobook Download$12.95

    Random House Audio | Jun 15, 2004 | 360 Minutes | ISBN 9780739312582

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Praise

The Laments is a fine novel, about family, migration, identity, and the struggle to find and hold on to it. It is also hugely entertaining and very, very funny.”
—Roddy Doyle, author of The Barrytown Trilogy

“A vital international journey through the vicissitudes of family life. This story, centering on the timeless theme of a child swapped at birth, is immensely readable, funny, and touching—a complete joy.”
—Elizabeth Strout, author of Amy and Isabelle

“George Hagen’s highly entertaining debut novel features an irresistibly headstrong family, a global sweep, and not only a sense of loss and displacement that’s perfectly in tune with the world we live in but also a full measure of resilient humanity.”
—Gary Shteyngart, author of The Russian Debutante’s Handbook



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