[Ebook] ➡ My Parents By Aleksandar Hemon – Capitalsoftworks.co.uk Two books in one in a flip dosdos format The story of Aleksandar Hemon's parents' immigration from Sarajevo to Canada and a book of short memories of the author's family friends and childhood in Saraj Two books in one in a flip dosdos format The story of Aleksandar Hemon's parents' immigration from Sarajevo to Canada and a book of short memories of the author's family friends and childhood in SarajevoIn My Parents Aleksandar Hemon tells the story of his parents' immigration to Canada of the lives that were upended by the war in Bosnia and siege of Sarajevo and the new lives his parents were forced to build As ever with his work he portrays both the perfect intimate details his mother's lonely upbringing his father's fanatical beekeeping and a sweeping heartbreaking history of his native country It is a story full of many Hemons of course his parents sister uncles cousins and also of German occupying forces Yugoslav partisans royalist Serb collaborators singing Ukrainians and a few befuddled Canadians My Parents is Hemon at his very best grounded in stories lovingly polished by retelling but making them exhilarating and fresh in writing summoning unexpected laughs in the midst of the heartbreaking narratives This Does Not Belong to You meanwhile is the exhilarating freewheeling unabashedly personal companion to My Parents a perfect dose of Hemon at his most dazzling and untempered in a series of beautifully distilled memories and observations and explosive hilarious poignant miniatures Presented dosdos with My Parents it complements and completes a major work from a major writerIn the words of Colum McCann Aleksandar Hemon is uite frankly the greatest writer of our generation Hemon has never been better than here in these pages And the moment has never been ready for his voice nor has the world ever been in need of it.
- 368 pages
- My Parents
- Aleksandar Hemon
- 09 September 2016 Aleksandar Hemon