Dark at the Crossing (Paperback)

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Haris Abadi, a wayward Arab American with a conflicted past, has finally found his purpose: he will cross into Syria and join the fight against Bashar al-Assad's oppressive regime. But before he can get there, he is robbed and abandoned on the Turkish side of the border. Fortunately for Haris, he is picked up by Amir, a charismatic revolutionary turned refugee. Amir's wife, Daphne, is a beautiful, grief-stricken woman who shares Haris's longing to make it into Syria--but for altogether different reasons. As he grows closer to the couple who rescued him, Haris must confront his own motivations and ask himself what kind of man--radical or idealist, hero or coward--he truly is.

About the Author


Elliot Ackerman, author of the critically acclaimed novel Green on Blue, has covered the Syrian Civil War since 2013. His writings have appeared in The New Yorker, Esquire, The Atlantic, and The New York Times Magazine, among other publications, and his stories have been included in The Best American Short Stories. He is both a former White House Fellow and Marine, and served five tours of duty in Iraq and Afghanistan where he received the Silver Star, the Bronze Star for Valor, and the Purple Heart.
Product Details
ISBN: 9781101971550
ISBN-10: 110197155X
Publisher: Vintage
Publication Date: November 21st, 2017
Pages: 256
Language: English

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