I Will Greet the Sun Again : ‘Exquisite, heart-breaking, incredibly beautiful’ Caleb Azumah Nelson


by Khabushani, Khashayar J.

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by Khabushani, Khashayar J. | Iran
Published 03/08/2023 by Penguin Books Ltd (Viking) in the United Kingdom
Hardback | 240 pages

A searing, sunlit debut about the powerful bonds that make and break one Iranian-American familyThree young brothers leave Los Angeles in the dead of night for Iran, taken by their father from their mother to a country and an ancestral home they barely recognize. They return to the Valley months later, spit back into American life and changed in inexorable ways. Under the dazzling light of the California sun, our protagonist, the youngest brother, begins to piece together a childhood shattered by his father’s violence, a queer adolescence marked by a shy, secret love affair with a boy he meets on the basketball court, and his ever-changing status as a Muslim in America at the turn of the new millennium.

Lyrical and open-hearted, I WILL GREET THE SUN AGAIN is an unforgettable portrait of a family being torn apart, and a boy emerging from its ashes.

‘Exquisite, heart-breaking, incredibly beautiful. The whole narrative thrums with a bright, warm longing’ Caleb Azumah Nelson, award-winning, bestselling author of OPEN WATER