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Eir son make sense of the terrifying violent last moments in a homeland he barely remembers As he and Other Flammable Epub #223 grows into manhood and moves to New York his major goal in life is to completely separate from his parents but when he meets a beautiful half Iranian girl on the roof of his building after New York's own terrifying and violent catastrophe strikes it seems Iran will not let Xerxes go I couldn't get into this book and eventually gave up

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Sons and Other Flammable ObjectsCompared by Danzy Senna Other Flammable eBook #8608 to the young Philip Roth for her lashing dark humor tinged with deep melancholy Porochista Khakpour is one of her generation's most outrageously gifted new talents  Sons and Other Flammable Objects is at once a comedy and a tragedy a family history and a modern coming of age story with a distinctly timeless resonanceGrowing up Xerxes Adam is painfully awar I had a hard time caring for any of the characters in this book They were a dysfunctional family but with no redeeming ualities I do not think that the dysfunction was from being immigrants I think the characters were already dysfunctional I know there was a lot of angst for the son growing up in 2 cultures He felt that he didn't want anything to do with his birth culture or parents he also felt the American culture didn't want anything to do with him The real problems throughout were obviously the relationships or lack of them between the triangle of father son mother

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Sons and Other Flammable Objects Book ô 416 pages Download Ï Johnscyclingdiary ê [Reading] ➬ Sons and Other Flammable Objects ➳ Porochista Khakpour – Johns-cycling-diary.co.uk Compared by Danzy Senna to the young Philip Roth for her lashing dark humor tinged with deep melE that he is different¡ªwith an understanding of his Iranian Sons and Epubheritage that vacillates from typical teenage embarrassment to something so tragic it can barely be spoken His father Darius obsesses over his sense of exile and fantasizes about a nonexistent daughter he can relate to better than his living son Xerxes' mother changes her name and tries to make friends but neither of them can help th Second time reading Again I don't uite understand why people haven't read this book it's really fantastic Very carefully written the prose is beautiful and the story rewards multiple reads I'm teaching it this semester to students who for the most part don't read for pleasure and many of them have told me how much they've been enjoying it