The Ministry of Special Cases

Author(s): Nathan Englander

General Fiction

From the author of the international bestseller For the Relief of Unbearable Urges comes this dazzling story of hope and loss set during Argentina's Dirty War.

Kaddish, his wife Lillian, and their teenage son Pato live an isolated life in 1970s Buenos Aires. When the government is overthrown in a military coup, Pato is arrested by the police and becomes one of the disappeared. Desperate to find him, Kaddish and Lillian turn to the Ministry of Special Cases, a bureaucracy of anguish and false promises, and they discover just how far they are willing to go to save their son . . .


Product Information

General Fields

  • : 9780571235445
  • : faber
  • : faber
  • : February 2008
  • : 1.00000mm X 5.25000mm X 8.00000mm
  • : May 2008
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : oc2008046510
  • : Nathan Englander
  • : Paperback
  • : English
  • : 813.54