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Novelist's Own Exile Echoes in 'Country of Men'

Feb 11, 2007 (All Things Considered) — Hisham Matar fled Libya in the 1970s as a 9-year-old boy. This week, he releases his debut novel, In the Country of Men, a story told through the eyes of a Libyan boy. Like Matar, the boy's father is a political dissident hunted down by the Libyan government.

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