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The Thunder that Roars

ISBN 
9781415207123
Format 
Trade Paperback
Recommended Price 
R280.00
Published 
June 2014
About the book: 
Yusuf Carrim has made it in New York. His tech-savvy coverage of the Arab Spring saw his journalism career skyrocket. But when his wealthy father asks him to help look for Sam, a missing family friend, he must return to South Africa. Yusuf ’s search takes him to places he could never have imagined. Enlisting the help of an
eccentric professor and Sam’s exotic uncle, Yusuf discovers facts that undermine a lifetime’s assumptions about his own identity – and prompt him to step up the
search for Sam before it is too late.
 
From the suburbs of Johannesburg to the streets of Bulawayo, from Dubai airport to an immigrant facility on the Mediterranean island of Lampedusa, Yusuf ’s quest to find Sam turns into an inward journey of his own.
 
The Thunder That Roars is international journalist Imran Garda’s cosmopolitan, fast-paced debut.
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About the Author
Imran Garda is a journalist and news anchor. He joined Al Jazeera in 2006 and anchored the news and Inside Story from Doha, Kuala Lumpur and Washington, D.C. He also hosted The Stream and has reported from many places in the world. He has written feature articles and blog posts on Aljazeera.com and The Huffington Post. He currently lives in San Francisco.


Photo credit: Mohamed Nanabhay

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