The Other Americans Summary
Laila Lalami

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The Other Americans Overview

The Other Americans by Laila Lalami is a literary mystery novel that focuses on a family of Moroccan immigrants who have moved to the rural desert of Mojave Valley in California. The family's father, Driss, is suddenly killed in a hit-and-run car accident while coming home from work one night. The rifts between the family members are exacerbated as the family works with the local police to discover the identity of the driver, a process that is complicated when daughter Nora begins a relationship with the police officer Jeremy. This novel deals with the themes of isolation, racism, immigration, and male aggression.

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