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A Map of Home

By Randa Jarrar

A Map of Home
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  • Hardcover: Sep 2008,
    304 pages.
    Paperback: Aug 2009,
    305 pages.

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Baba screams for two hours till his throat goes hoarse and his nose gets red and he passes out from sheer exhaustion.  He cannot change the fact that our household is changing.  The next morning he wakes up.  He showers.  He gets on the bus.

Excerpted from A Map of Home by Randa Jarrar. Copyright © 2008 by Randa Jarrar. Excerpted by permission of Other Press. All rights reserved. No part of this excerpt may be reproduced or reprinted without permission in writing from the publisher.

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