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Author: Ayad Akhtar Narrator: Ayad Akhtar Publisher: Little, Brown & Company Format: Unabridged Audiobook Delivery: Instant Download Audio Length: Release Date: August 2015 ISBN: 9781478927044
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A chilling examination of how far we will go to survive and the consequences of the choices we make. In remote Pakistan, Nick Bright awaits his fate. A successful financial trader, Nick is kidnapped by an Islamic militant group, but with no one negotiating his release, he agrees to an unusual plan. He will earn his own ransom by helping his captors manipulate and master the world commodities and currency markets. "[A] tense, provocative thriller about the unholy nexus of international terrorism and big bucks...."-Seattle Times "Ahktar again turns hypersensitive subjects into thought-provoking and thoughtful drama"-Newsday "The prime theme is pulsing and alive: when human lives become just one more commodity to be traded, blood eventually flows in the streets"-Financial Times "Whip-smart and twisty"-Time Out New York "The Invisible Hand offers genuine insight into the future of the West" (Village Voice).

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Quotes & Awards

  • “A tense, provocative thriller about the unholy nexus of international terrorism and big bucks.”

    Seattle Times

  • “Ahktar again turns hypersensitive subjects into thought-provoking and thoughtful drama.”

    Newsday

  • “The prime theme is pulsing and alive: when human lives become just one more commodity to be traded, blood eventually flows in the streets”

    Financial Times

  • “Whip-smart and twisty”

    Time out New York

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About the Author

Ayad Akhtar is a playwright, novelist, and the winner of the Pulitzer Prize for Drama and an Award in Literature from the American Academy of Arts and Letters. He is the author of American Dervish, named a Kirkus Reviews Best Book of 2012. As a playwright, he has written numerous award-winning works.