Pantheon

9781524747145

STARRED REVIEW

The Other Americans

Lalami’s latest novel addresses immigration, prejudice, post-traumatic stress, love and murder with what can only be described as magical finesse.

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Review of ‘The Other Americans’

When Driss Guerraoui, the owner of a diner near Joshua Tree National Park, leaves his restaurant one night, he’s killed in a mysterious hit-and-run while crossing the street. But this wasn’t an accident; it was murder, concludes his daughter Nora, as a variety of surprising details about her father’s life emerge. He was, after all,…

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