AWIWAND WEST IS WEST, which won the 2014 PEN/Bellwether prize, is a powerful, politically-charged novel that feels terrifyingly real. By tackling poignant questions about corrupt systems, the isolation of technology, and the war on terror – and whether or not individuals can emerge from any of these things untarnished – Childress has written an auspicious debut that not only reminds readers that even things beyond our control are not beyond redemption, but also signifies that he is a writer to watch. Publishers Weekly says it “dramatically examines the insidious role unrestrained technology plays in the moral and ethical corruption of people, institutions, and government,” and is “an excellent story, well told, suspenseful, and tragic.”

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Title: And West is West
Author: Ron Childress
ISBN: 978-1616205232
Publisher: Algonquin Books
Pages: 320

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Title: And West is West
Author: Ron Childress
ISBN: 978-1616206109
Publisher: Algonquin Books
Pages: 336