People want to live : stories

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San Francisco : McSweeney's, [2021]., , ©2021.
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222 pages ; 22 cm
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San Francisco : McSweeney's, [2021]., , ©2021.


General Note
Versions of some stories in this book first appeared in the following: "Heroes" in Colorado Review; "Bulletproof Bus" in J Journal; "Tourism in the Southern Review; "Foreigners" in Ecotone; "Loved Ones" in The Arkansas International; "Believers" in Shenandoah; "The Effect of Heat on Poor People: in Kenyon Review Online: "Together" as "Close Together" in Room; "Present Tense" in Copper Nickel; "The Leavers" as "Exit for the Faithful" in Bellevue Literary Review.
"Set in Pakistan, these award-winning stories follow people living on the brink of abandonment—in their personal relationships and their place in the world. A mother, coping with the sudden death of her son, uncovers long-buried secrets in his absence. An anguished girl grabs a chance for a life beyond the orphanage walls where she lives, and discovers the price of freedom. A young couple tries to keep their fraught relationship intact as a heat wave engulfs their city. A son returns to visit his aging parents while beset with memories of a troubled childhood. And two thieves find themselves in a situation more precarious by the minute, and more dangerous than their original mission." --book jacket


APA Citation, 7th Edition (style guide)

Ali, F. (2021). People want to live: stories . McSweeney's.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Ali, Farah. 2021. People Want to Live: Stories. McSweeney's.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities (Notes and Bibliography) Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Ali, Farah. People Want to Live: Stories McSweeney's, 2021.

MLA Citation, 9th Edition (style guide)

Ali, Farah. People Want to Live: Stories McSweeney's, 2021.

Note! Citations contain only title, author, edition, publisher, and year published. Citations should be used as a guideline and should be double checked for accuracy. Citation formats are based on standards as of August 2021.

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