Palestinian-American Debut Novel Drives Home the Trauma of Exile
Hala Alyan's 'Salt Houses' is a family saga, although even the word 'saga' may be overly grand, since none of its characters are the makers of history: They are history’s victims.
“Salt Houses,” by Hala Alyan, Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 320 pp., $26
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