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After Disasters

(2016)
A novel by

 
 
Awards
PEN/Faulkner Award for fiction Best Book (nominee)
Beautifully and hauntingly written, After Disasters is told through the eyes of four people in the wake of a life-shattering earthquake in India. An intricate story of love and loss weaves together the emotional and intimate narratives of Ted, a pharmaceutical salesman turned member of the Disaster Assistance Response Team; his colleague Piotr, who still carries with him the scars of the Bosnia conflict; Andy, a young firefighter eager to prove his worth; and Dev, a doctor on the ground racing against time and dwindling resources. Through time and place, hope and tragedy, love and lust, these four men put their lives at risk in a country where danger lurks everywhere.

O. Henry Prize-winning author Viet Dinh takes us on a moving and evocative journey through an India set with smoky funeral pyres, winding rivers that hold prayers and the deceased, and the rubble of Gujarat, a crumbling place wavering between life and death. As the four men fight to impose order on an increasingly chaotic city, where looting and threats of violence become more severe, they realize the first lives they save might be their own.

Genre: Literary Fiction

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Hardback Editions

January 2018 : USA Library Binding
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Title: After Disasters (Center Point Large Print)
Author(s): Viet Dinh
ISBN: 1-68324-639-X / 978-1-68324-639-8 (USA edition)
Publisher: Center Point Pub
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September 2016 : USA Hardback
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Title: After Disasters
Author(s): Viet Dinh
ISBN: 1-4778-4999-8 / 978-1-4778-4999-6 (USA edition)
Publisher: Little A
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Paperback Editions

September 2016 : USA Paperback
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Title: After Disasters
Author(s): Viet Dinh
ISBN: 1-4778-4998-X / 978-1-4778-4998-9 (USA edition)
Publisher: Little A
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Audio Editions

September 2016 : USA Audio CD
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Title: After Disasters
Author(s): Viet Dinh
ISBN: 1-5113-6586-2 / 978-1-5113-6586-4 (USA edition)
Publisher: Brilliance Audio
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September 2016 : USA MP3 CD
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Title: After Disasters
Author(s): Viet Dinh
ISBN: 1-5113-6587-0 / 978-1-5113-6587-1 (USA edition)
Publisher: Brilliance Audio
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September 2016 : USA Audio edition
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Title: After Disasters
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Publisher: Brilliance Audio
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September 2016 : Australia Audio edition
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Title: After Disasters
Author(s): Viet Dinh
Publisher: Brilliance Audio
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September 2016 : Canada Audio edition
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Title: After Disasters
Author(s): Viet Dinh
Publisher: Brilliance Audio
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September 2016 : UK Audio edition
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Title: After Disasters
Author(s): Viet Dinh
Publisher: Brilliance Audio
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Kindle Editions

September 2016 : USA, Australia, Canada, UK Kindle edition
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Title: After Disasters
Author(s): Viet Dinh
Publisher: Little A
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