"Exquisitely crafted. . . strikingly real and heartfelt." —Denver Post
“[A] potent literary novel . . . A deft portrait of an estranged couple whose pain is veiled by the fog of war.” —People
A breathtaking novel of love, war, and betrayal from the critically acclaimed author of Loving Che and the New York Times Notable Book, In Cuba I Was a German Shepherd. From the battlefields of Afghanistan and Iraq to the strange, shimmering streets of Istanbul, The Last War is a “seductive meditation” (O, The Oprah Magazine) on cruelty and violence, love and identity from Pushcart Prize-winning author Ana Menéndez.
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While her war-correspondent husband, nicknamed Wonderboy, waits for her in Iraq, Flash wanders the streets of Istanbul, gazes from her apartment balcony and drinks bitter Turkish wine rather than deal with a marriage crippled by personal ambition and possible betrayal: early on, an anonymous lett...Apr 06 2009 | Read Full Review of The Last War: A Novel
Flash is a photojournalist, and her husband --- who is named Brando but she calls Wonderboy for his Gatsby-esque persona --- is a war correspondent.Dec 30 2010 | Read Full Review of The Last War: A Novel
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