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The Automobile Club of Egypt

(2015)
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In British-occupied Egypt, on the eve of the 1952 revolution, respected landowner Abd el-Aziz Gaafar has fallen on hard times. Bankrupt, he moves his family to Cairo and takes a menial job at the Automobile Club, a luxurious lodge for its European members, where Egyptians appear only as fearful servants. When Abd el-Aziz's pride gets the better of him and he stands up for himself, he is subjected to a corporal punishment that ultimately kills him - leaving two of his sons obliged to work in the Club.
As the nation teeters on the brink of change, both servants and masters are subsumed by social upheaval, and the Egyptians of the Automobile Club face a choice: to live safely but without dignity as servants, or to risk everything and fight for their rights. Exuberant and powerfully moving, The Automobile Club of Egypt is an essential work of social criticism from one of the Arab world's greatest literary voices.

 
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Hardback Editions

January 2016 : USA Hardback
Title: The Automobile Club of Egypt
Author(s): Alaa Al Aswany
ISBN: 1-4104-8591-9 / 978-1-4104-8591-5 (USA edition)
Publisher: Thorndike Press Large Print
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August 2015 : USA Hardback
Title: The Automobile Club of Egypt: A novel
Author(s): Alaa Al Aswany
ISBN: 0-307-95721-7 / 978-0-307-95721-4 (USA edition)
Publisher: Knopf
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Paperback Editions

July 2016 : USA Paperback
Title: The Automobile Club of Egypt
Author(s): Alaa Al Aswany
ISBN: 0-307-94731-9 / 978-0-307-94731-4 (USA edition)
Publisher: Vintage
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January 2016 : UK Paperback
Title: The Automobile Club of Egypt
Author(s): Alaa Aswany
ISBN: 0-85786-220-0 / 978-0-85786-220-4 (UK edition)
Publisher: Canongate Books
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November 2015 : Paperback
Title: The Automobile Club of Egypt
Author(s): Alaa El Aswany
ISBN: 8184007205 / 978-8184007206
Publisher: Random House, India
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August 2015 : Canada Paperback
Title: Automobile Club Of Egypt
Author(s): Alaa Al Aswany
ISBN: 1-4434-0843-3 / 978-1-4434-0843-1 (Canada edition)
Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers
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Kindle Editions

January 2016 : UK Kindle edition
Title: The Automobile Club of Egypt
Author(s): Alaa Aswany
Publisher: Canongate Books
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August 2015 : Canada, UK Kindle edition
Title: The Automobile Club of Egypt
Author(s): Alaa Al Aswany
Publisher: Vintage Books
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August 2015 : Canada Kindle edition
Title: Automobile Club Of Egypt
Author(s): Alaa Al Aswany
Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers
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August 2015 : USA Kindle edition
Title: The Automobile Club of Egypt: A novel
Author(s): Alaa Al Aswany
Publisher: Vintage
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