The Ministry of Special Cases

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The long-awaited first novel from the author of the sensational short-story collection For the Relief of Unbearable Urges is a stunning historical tale set at the start of Argentina's Dirty War, a hallucinatory journey into a forbidden city and a world of terror.
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From its unforgettable opening scene in the darkness of a forgotten cemetery in Buenos Aires, the debut novel from the Pulitzer-nominated, bestselling author of For the Relief of Unbearable Urges casts a powerful spell.
In the heart of Argentina's Dirty War, Kaddish Poznan struggles with a son who won't accept him; strives for a wife who forever saves him; and spends his nights protecting the good name of a community that denies his existence. When the nightmare of the disappeared children brings the Poznan family to its knees, they are thrust into the unyielding corridors of the Ministry of Special Cases, a terrifying, byzantine refuge of last resort. Through the devastation of a single family, Englander brilliantly captures the grief of a nation.

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subject_facet Argentina -- History -- 1955-1983 -- Fiction, Disappeared persons -- Argentina -- Fiction, Human rights -- Argentina -- Fiction, Jews -- Fiction, Large type books, Missing children -- Fiction
title_display The Ministry of Special Cases
title_full The Ministry of Special Cases, The Ministry of Special Cases [text (large print)] / Nathan Englander
title_short The Ministry of Special Cases
topic_facet Disappeared persons, Fiction, Historical Fiction, History, Human rights, Humor (Fiction), Jews, Large type books, Literature, Missing children