Sethi, Ali The Wish Maker

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The Wish Maker

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Zaki has returned home to Pakistan . . .

His childhood friend and cousin Samar is getting married, and he's come to wish her happiness for the future. But returning to the family home in Lahore - crammed as it is with relatives - Zaki is confronted vividly with the past that has shaped not only his and his cousin's lives, but also those of his extended family.

The Wishmaker is a sweeping, powerful epic that stretches back into the past of a troubled family in a troubled country, finding the roots of today's struggles in the lives and events that shaped yesterday . . .

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a"The Wish Maker," in Ali Sethias mature and sure-handed prose, is an engaging family saga, an absorbing coming-of-age story, and an illuminating look at one of the worldas most turbulent regions. Ali Sethi steadfastly resists the usual clichA(c)s about both Islam and his native country. Instead, he offers a nuanced, often humorous, and always novel look at life in modern day Pakistan.a a Khaled Hosseini, author of "The Kite Runner" and "A Thousand Splendid Suns"

About the Author:

Ali Sethi was born in Lahore, Pakistan, in 1984 and grew up there. In 2002 he left to attend college in the United States and graduated in 2006. He has since written reviews and articles for several publications, local and international, and has co-produced and narrated a documentary on student politics in Pakistan. He lived in New York City for a year and now lives in Lahore, where he is making music.

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