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Dorchester - St. George Main Library Y FIC AHM (Text) 30018006059998 Young Adult Fiction Available -
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  • ISBN: 9780593202876
  • ISBN: 0593202872
  • Physical Description: 271 pages ; 22 cm
  • Publisher: New York : Viking, 2020.

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Eighteen-year-old Amir Azadi always knew coming out to his Muslim family would be messy-he just didn't think it would end in an airport interrogation room. But when faced with a failed relationship, bullies, and blackmail, running away to Rome is his only option. Right? Soon, late nights with new friends and dates in the Sistine Chapel start to feel like second nature . . . until his old life comes knocking on his door. Now Amir has to tell the whole truth and nothing but the truth to a US customs officer, or risk losing his hard-won freedom. This story is a celebration of how life's most painful moments can live alongside the riotous, life-changing joys of discovering who you are.
Target Audience Note:
HL680L Lexile
Subject: Gay teenagers > Fiction.
Coming out (Sexual orientation) > Fiction.
Iranian Americans > Fiction.
Muslim teenagers > Fiction.
Muslim families > Fiction.
Families > Fiction.
Coming out (Sexual orientation) > Fiction.
Gay teenagers > Fiction.
Iranian Americans > Fiction.
Family life > Fiction.
Genre: Young adult fiction.
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Arvin Ahmadi grew up outside Washington, DC. He graduated from Columbia University and has worked in the tech industry. When he's not reading or writing books, he can be found watching late-night talk show interviews and editing Wikipedia pages. Down and Across is his first novel, followed by Girl Gone Viral.


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