Title Profile & Character Information

House of Sand and Fog

Annotation
The Oprah Book Club selection for November 2000.

Awards
1999  Publishers Weekly Best Books of the Year
2000  American Library Association Notable Books

Characters
NameBehrani, Massoud Amir
GenderMale
OccupationsDeli clerk
 Garbage collector
TraitsIranian
Married
Father
Ex-Iranian Air Force colonel

NameLazaro, Kathy
GenderFemale
TraitsDivorced
Recovering alcoholic
Drug addict

NameBurdon, Les
GenderMale
OccupationDeputy
TraitsMarried
Father

GenreTragedy
Sociological
Cinematization
Fiction
TopicsAmerican Dream
Immigrants
Pride
SettingSan Francisco, California