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us: Matar, Hisham, 1970-

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    • us: מטאר, הישאם, 1970-
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        (naf) New York (N.Y.)
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        (naf) United States
    • Has Affiliation

        • Organization: (naf) Goldsmiths' College
        • Organization: (naf) Girton College (University of Cambridge)
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        (lcsh) Novelists
          (lcsh) Architects
      • Sources

        • found: Matar, Hisham. In the country of men, 2007: CIP t.p. (Hisham Matar)
        • found: Pulp.Net WWW homepage, viewed Aug. 23, 2006: My literary top ten page (Hisham Matar; b. in New York City in 1970 to Libyan parents; spent his childhood first in Tripoli and then in Cairo; he has lived in the UK since 1986; In the country of men is his first novel; novelist, poet, essayist)
        • found: Dictionary of African Biography, accessed April 22, 2015, via Oxford African American Studies Center database: (Matar, Hisham; fiction writer, architect; born 1970 in New York, United States; degree in architecture from Goldsmiths College, London (1986); his first novel, In the Country of Men, was a huge success (2006), published in twenty-two languages, short-listed for Man Booker Prize and Guardian First Book Award (2006); was awarded Commonwealth Writers' Prize, Royal Society of Literature Ondaatje Prize, Italian Premio Vallombrosa Gregor von Rezzori, and Arab American Book Award (2007); received the Mary Amelia Cummins Harvey Visiting Fellow Commoner at Girton College, University of Cambridge (2008))
      • LC Classification

        • PR6113.A87
      • Editorial Notes

        • [Machine-derived non-Latin script reference project.]
        • [Non-Latin script reference not evaluated.]
        • [Cannot identify with: Matar, Hisham Jab'Allah; nr98035587]
      • Change Notes

        • 2006-08-22: new
        • 2015-07-26: revised
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