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Temporary People

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ISBN-10: 1632061422

ISBN-13: 9781632061423

Edition: 2017

Authors: Deepak Unnikrishnan

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Winner of the Restless Books Prize for New Immigrant Writing, Deepak Unnikrishnan's Temporary People is a fearlessly original and urgently necessary novel of linked stories that give voice to the unsung lives of the "guest workers" of the Persian Gulf. In the United Arab Emirates, the vast majority of the population consists of foreign nationals brought in to construct the towering monuments to wealth that bristle the skylines of Abu Dhabi and Dubai. This labor force works without the rights of citizenship, endures miserable living conditions, and, after enforced retirement, is required to leave the country. Until now, the humanitarian crisis of the so-called "guest workers" of the Gulf…    
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Book details

List price: $28.95
Copyright year: 2017
Publisher: Restless Books
Publication date: 3/24/2017
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 272
Size: 5.51" wide x 8.27" long x 0.79" tall
Weight: 0.682
Language: English