Synopses & Reviews
"Inventive and wholly original...a fully realized portrait of a complex and fascinating woman." Seattle Post-Intelligencer
"Alameddine's new novel unfolds like a secret... creating a tale...humorous and heartbreaking and always real." Los Angeles Times
"[W]ith each new approach, [Sarah] sheds another layer of her pretension, revealing another truth about her humanity." San Francisco Weekly
"[M]oving and memorable." Boston Globe
Named after the "divine" Sarah Bernhardt, red-haired Sarah Nour El-Din is "wonderful, irresistibly unique, funny, and amazing," raves Amy Tan. Determined to make of her life a work of art, she tries to tell her story, sometimes casting it as a memoir, sometimes a novel, always fascinatingly incomplete.
About the Author
Rabih Alameddine is a writer and artist living in San Francisco. He is the author of the critically acclaimed Koolaids: The Art of War and The Perv.