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From the Memoirs of a Non-Enemy Combatant by Alex Gilvarry
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Dec 24, 2012 | ISBN 9780143123064

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Praise

“Delicious . . . A left-handed love letter to America.”
Daniel Asa Rose, The New York Times Book Review

“Lively . . . Hilarious . . . [This] whirligig of a book draws some striking parallels between the way we mythologize stars and the way we look at terrorists.”
John Freeman, The Boston Globe

“It’s rare for a novel to tread so fearlessly into the political and yet to emerge so deeply funny and humane. Gilvarry is a young talent on the rise. Watch him gallop through the mess we’ve made of our civilization with style and panache.”
Gary Shteyngart, author of Super Sad True Love Story and Absurdistan

“The deepest intelligence is poetic, incisive and inordinately funny. Heads up, folks. Alex Gilvarry just walked through the door.”
Colum McCann, author of Let the Great World Spin and Zoli

“Finally, a young American novelist who has the guts to confront the absurdity of the last decade. Gilvarry has given us a sly, hilarious, and wickedly insightful book about living in the United States (or trying to live in the U.S.) in the aftermath of September 11th. Fashion, terrorism, New York and Guantanamo Bay: in the hands of Gilvarry, hilarity ensues. A brilliant debut.”
Michael Hastings, author of The Operators

 

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