The Mirage (Hardcover) - Ruff, Matt

Customer Reviews   Write a Review

Be the first to review this item and earn 25 Rakuten Super Points™

Product Overview

From the beloved cult author of "Bad Monkeys" comes an unprecedented, mind-bending psychological thriller, in which an alternate history of 9/11 uncovers startling and harrowing truths about America and the Middle East.

Specifications

Publisher Harpercollins
Mfg Part# 9780061976223
SKU 222584954
Format Hardcover
ISBN10 0061976229
Release Date 2/1/2012
Physical
Dimensions (in Inches) 8.5H x 6L x 1.25T
Praise
"[T]here are enough interesting twists to the inverted-world discoveries to keep them surprising and clever through to the final pages."
From the Publisher
Annotation Matt Ruff creates a believable alternative future in MIRAGE, inverting critical aspects of the present to reveal much about the assumptions and beliefs that define the contemporary moment. On November 9, 2001, a terrorist attack on towers in Baghdad changes everything. For Homeland Security Agent Mustafa Al Baghdadi, who witnessed the attack, it leads him to his career protecting his country against the Christian extremists of the C.S.A, the Christian States of America. When a Texan known as "the crusader" attempts a suicide mission, Mustafa learns of a disturbing possibility that throws his world upside down. Ruff kicks off his exciting novel with clever entries from "reference books" that suggest to readers his premise: details about the philanthropic efforts of Saddam Hussein and the 40 years that Lyndon B. Johnson was in power, among other things. MIRAGE is a provocative book that Ruff jams with thoughtful details that might lead readers to consider if, perhaps, their world is upside down, too.
Product Attributes
eBooks Kobo
Book Format Hardcover
Number of Pages 0414
Publisher Harper
loading
$4.99 + $3.99 shipping
$25.99 You save $21.00 (80%)
Earn 5 ($0.05) Rakuten Super Points™
What are Rakuten Super Points™?
Get rewarded when you shop! Earn 1 point per dollar spent. That's like getting cash back on every purchase. Easy to see matured points in checkout. Use points just like cash.
Learn More
Format: Hardcover
Condition: Brand New
In Stock. Usually Ships in 1 to 2 business days
Please select an option to buy
Add to Cart

Sold By:  BookCloseouts
What is a Marketplace and Shop Owner?
  • Our marketplace is a platform where approved third-party retailers (Shop Owners) can sell their products
  • Items are sold and shipped by Shop Owners
  • Your credit card and personal information remain secure; Rakuten.com meets all PCI Security Standards.
  • Purchases can only be returned to the Shop Owner
  • All purchases receive Rakuten Super Points™
ADVERTISEMENT
Buy From Other Sellers (1)
kobo
  • Take your library with you wherever you go
  • Use the device you want to use… smartphone, desktop and many of today’s most popular eReaders

WHY KOBO?

We love the Kobo eReading service… and we know you will too. We’ve partnered with them to bring you the most flexible, enjoyable eReading experience in the U.S.

SHOPPING ON KOBO

You’ll be asked to sign in or create a new account with Kobo. Once you do, you’ll immediately get access to millions of titles and be ready to start eReading. Anytime. Anyplace.

continue to kobo
ADVERTISEMENT
ADVERTISEMENT