Prcic, Ismet (Book - 2011 )
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A brilliant and slyly affecting debut novel about two young Bosnians in the mid-1990s--one who escapes war by way of a theatre troupe, and one who stays to fight.
Authors: Prcic, Ismet
Title: (--shards--)
Publisher: New York : Black Cat ; [Berkeley, Calif.] : Distributed by Publisher's Group West, c2011
Edition: 1st ed
Characteristics: 392 p. ;,21 cm
Statement of Responsibility: Ismet Prcic
Notes: Includes reading group guide
Alternate Title: Shards
ISBN: 0802170811
Branch Call Number: FICTION PRCIC 2011
Subject Headings: Bildungsromans Families Bosnia and Hercegovina Fiction War Psychological aspects Fiction Yugoslav War, 1991-1995 Fiction Bosnian Americans Fiction Immigrants California, Southern Fiction Yugoslav War, 1991-1995 Refugees Fiction Young men Bosnia and Hercegovina Fiction
Genre/Form: Bildungsromans
Psychological fiction
War stories
Topical Term: Bildungsromans
Yugoslav War, 1991-1995
Bosnian Americans
Yugoslav War, 1991-1995
Young men
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Ismet Prcic’s provocative debut is about a young Bosnian, also named Ismet Prcic, who has fled his war-torn homeland and is now struggling to reconcile his past with his present life in California.

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