In April of 2008, Professor Paul Vines commits suicide in his apartment in Berlin. This moment is the culmination of the curiously interwoven stories of three characters: one a criminal psychologist working at Guantanamo Detention Camp Delta, one an FBI agent with a disturbingly familiar detainee locked in an isolation holding cell in JFK airport, and Vines himself, a Georgetown University literature professor working at the American Academy, Berlin. We watch Vines struggle to teach literature to a seminar of bemused German ...

Homeland 2004, Other Press (NY), New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9781590511312