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My Cat Yugoslavia: A Novel


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A New York Times Book Review Staff Pick

"A marvel, a remarkable achievement, and a world apart from anything you are likely to read this year." —Téa Obreht, The New York Times Book Review


In 1980s Yugoslavia, a young Muslim girl is married off to a man she hardly knows, and what was meant to be a happy match quickly goes wrong. Shortly thereafter, the country is torn apart by war and she and her family flee to Finland, where her son Bekim grows up to become a social outcast—not just an immigrant in a country suspicious of foreigners but also a gay man in an unaccepting society. Aside from casual hookups, his only companion is a boa constrictor that, improbably (he is terrified of snakes), he lets roam around his apartment.

Then one night, at a gay bar, Bekim meets a talking cat, who also moves in with him. It is this witty, charming, manipulative creature who starts Bekim on a journey back to Kosovo to confront his demons and make sense of the magical, cruel, incredible history of his family. And this, in turn, enables Bekim finally to open himself to true love—which he will find in the most unexpected place.

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Manufacturer:Pantheon
Brand:PANTHEON
Publisher:Pantheon
Studio:Pantheon
EAN:9781101871829
Item Weight:0.98 pounds
Item Size:1.1 x 8.6 x 8.6 inches
Package Weight:0.75 pounds
Package Size:5.2 x 1.3 x 1.3 inches

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