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The Ungrateful Refugee

What Immigrants Never Tell You

Dina Nayeri

Library Binding

List Price: 32.99*
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Other Editions of This Title:
Hardcover (9/3/2019)
Paperback (9/15/2020)
MP3 CD (9/3/2019)
Compact Disc (9/3/2019)

September 2019 Indie Next List

“At a time when some people aim to terrify us with stories about the intentions of those who seek our help, this book brings a timely voice to illustrate what drives people to endure monumental hardships in order to have a chance to reach safety. An engrossing and powerful book that reveals an infrequently heard perspective on the concept of charity, giving, and receiving, The Ungrateful Refugee makes us look at ourselves and our actions as well as those who receive our acts of ‘kindness.’”
— Becky Garcia, Malvern Books, Austin, TX
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Winter 2020 Reading Group Indie Next List

“Now more than ever, perhaps, we need voices like those of Dina Nayeri. Combining moving memoir with clear-eyed reporting, Nayeri’s The Ungrateful Refugee is a beautiful and stark reminder of the complexity and humanity of the immigrant experience. It is urgent and important that we hear the stories of others, which often reveal even more about ourselves.”
— Susan Hans O'Connor, Penguin Bookshop, Sewickley, PA
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Thorndike Press Large Print, 9781432873165, 539pp.

Publication Date: February 26, 2020