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Homeland Elegies

Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright Ayad Akhtar mixes fact and fiction about the awakening that marked his journey to Broadway.

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Review of ‘Homeland Elegies’

Awakenings can be brutal. Consider Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright and author Ayad Akhtar, growing up in Wisconsin as the child of Muslim doctors who came to the U.S. from Pakistan in 1968, riding his bike around the neighborhood and listening to a father who thought America was the greatest place in the world. Along the way…

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