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Earphones Award Winner

by | Read by Haaz Sleiman

Biography & Memoir • 10.5 hrs. • Unabridged • © 2021

Narrator Haaz Sleiman's voice is consistently gentle and sad, yet he also finds the biting humor in this wonderful memoir. Gzar's story is a fascinating journey that takes listeners to the Middle East, Japan, and, ultimately, the Midwest U.S. Facing constant oppression is his native Iraq for his homosexuality, Gzar, intellectual and curious, seeks a life elsewhere, eventually traveling to the West Coast. In Seattle, Gzar looks for Morise, a man he met in Iraq who gave him instructions to find him there once he arrived. Sleiman performs Gzar's memoir with a vulnerability that is electrifying, drawing the listener ever deeper. The result is an emotional experience of triumph, loss, and heartbreak. S.P.C. Winner of AudioFile Earphones Award © AudioFile 2021, Portland, Maine [Published: AUGUST 2021]

Trade Ed. • Brilliance Audio • 2021

CD ISBN 978-1-7135-5221-5 $34.99 • Nine CDs

MP3-CD ISBN 978-1-7135-5222-2 $24.99 • One MP3-CDs

DD ISBN 978-1-7135-5223-9 $42.99

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