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Rami Elhanan and Bassam Aramin live near one another yet they exist worlds apart. Rami is Israeli.
Bassam is Palestinian. Rami s license plate is yellow. Bassam s license plate is green.
It takes Rami fifteen minutes to drive to the West Bank. The same journey for Bassam takes an hour and a half. Both men have lost their daughters.
Rami s thirteen-year-old girl Smadar was killed by a suicide bomber while out shopping with her friends. Bassam s ten-year-old daughter Abir was shot and killed by a member of the border police outside her school. There was a candy bracelet in her pocket she hadn t had time to eat yet.
The men become the best of friends. In this epic novel named for a shape with a countably infinite number of sides Colum McCann crosses centuries and continents, stitching time, art, history, nature and politics into a tapestry of friendship, love, loss and belonging. Musical, muscular, delicate and soaring, Apeirogon is the novel for our times.