A NovelBook - 2009
"Exquisitely crafted. . . strikingly real and heartfelt." --Denver Post
"[A] potent literary novel . . . A deft portrait of an estranged couple whose pain is veiled by the fog of war." --People
A breathtaking novel of love, war, and betrayal from the critically acclaimed author of Loving Che and the New York Times Notable Book, In Cuba I Was a German Shepherd. From the battlefields of Afghanistan and Iraq to the strange, shimmering streets of Istanbul, The Last War is a "seductive meditation" (O, The Oprah Magazine) on cruelty and violence, love and identity from Pushcart Prize-winning author Ana Menéndez.