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Authors From Other Countries

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Authors From Other Countries
Gere Branch Library, March 16, 2009 and Bethany Branch Library March 20, 2009
Julie B.

Multicultural Works

Gardens of Water
by Alan Drew [2008] events set in Turkey

The Attack
by Yasmina Khadra [2005] events set in Tel Aviv

The Hummingbird’s Daughter
by Luis Alberto Urrea [2005] events set in Mexico

Blackout: An Inspector Espinoza Mystery
by Luiz Alfredo Garcia-Roza [2006 (translated in 2008)] events set in Brazil

The Namesake
by Jhumpa Lahiri [2004] events set in India

Unaccustomed Earth
by Jhumpa Lahiri [2008] events set in India

Something to Tell You
by Hanif Kureishi [2008] events set in London

The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao
by Junot Diaz [2007] events set in Dominican Republic — 2008 Pulitzer Prize Winner

Ballykissangel
[DVD Ballykissangle] [originally aired 1996-2001] events set in Ireland

The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo
by Stieg Larsson [2008] events set in Sweden

The Draining Lake
by Arnaldur Indridason [2004 (translated in 2007)] events set in Iceland

My Life in France
by Julia Child with Alex Prud’homme [B C4349] [2006] events set in USA, France

Others

A Never Event: Exposing the Largest Outbreak of Hepatitis C in American Healthcare History
by Evelyn McKnight, Travis Bennington [616.362 McK] [2008] historical events set in Fremont, NE

Still Alice
by Lisa Genova [2007] deals with Alzheimers