A searing debut novel from the award-winning author of You Know When the Men are Gone, about jealousy, the unpredictable path of friendship, and the secrets kept in marriage, all set within the U.S. expat community of the Middle East during the rise of the Arab Spring.
"A gripping, cleverly plotted novel with surprising bite."
—Phil Klay, National Book Award winner and New York Times bestselling author of Redeployment
AVAILABLE JUNE 27, 2017
Winner of the 2012 PEN CENTER USA LITERARY Award in Fiction
Chosen as a Best Book Pick of 2011:
San Francisco Chronicle
Los Angeles Public Library
Utah’s The Spectrum
New York Times