Showing results by narrator "Hisham Matar"

Categories

All Categories

2 results
Sort by
    • The Return

    • Fathers, Sons and the Land in Between
    • By: Hisham Matar
    • Narrated by: Hisham Matar
    • Length: 8 hrs and 51 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 436
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 398
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 399

    When Hisham Matar was a 19-year-old university student in England, his father was kidnapped. One of the Qaddafi regime's most prominent opponents in exile, he was held in a secret prison in Libya. Hisham would never see him again. But he never gave up hope that his father might still be alive. "Hope," as he writes, "is cunning and persistent." Twenty-two years later, after the fall of Qaddafi, the prison cells were empty, and there was no sign of Jaballa Matar. Hisham returned with his mother and wife to the homeland he never thought he'd go back to again.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Astounding

    • By sarah brown on 11-29-17
    • Fathers, Sons and the Land in Between
    • By: Hisham Matar
    • Narrated by: Hisham Matar
    • Length: 8 hrs and 51 mins
    • Release date: 07-05-16
    • 4.5 out of 5 stars 436 ratings

    Regular price: $19.95

    • The Return

    • Fathers, Sons and the Land in Between
    • By: Hisham Matar
    • Narrated by: Hisham Matar
    • Length: 8 hrs and 48 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 7
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 7
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 7

    Hisham Matar was 19 when his father was kidnapped and taken to prison in Libya. He would never see him again. Twenty-two years later, after the fall of Gaddafi, Hisham was finally able to return to his homeland for the first time. In this heartbreaking, illuminating memoir, he describes his return to a country and a family he thought he would never see again. The Return is at once a universal and an intensely personal tale of loss. It is an exquisite meditation on history, politics and art.

    Regular price: $21.31