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Naeem Murr
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Naeem Murr is the author of The Genius of the Sea and The Boy, a New York Times Notable Book. A recipient of numerous awards and scholarships for his writing, he has published many acclaimed stories, novellas, and nonfiction pieces in literary journals. He was a Stanford University Creative Writing Fellow, and was recently awarded a Lannan Residency Fellowship. He has been a writer-in-residence at the University of Missouri, Western Michigan University, and Northwestern University. Born and raised in London, he has lived in America since his early twenties, and currently resides in Chicago. Visit the author’s website at

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The Perfect Man
A Novel
Written by Naeem Murr

Format: Trade Paperback, 468 pages
Publisher: Random House Trade Paperbacks
On Sale: April 17, 2007
Price: $15.00

Winner of the 2008 PEN/Beyond Margins Award

Winner of the Commonwealth Writers' Prize for Europe and South Asia

2007 School Library Journal Best Adult Books for High School Students

Identity, friendship, and a long-hidden crime lie at the heart of Naeem Murr’s captivating novel about five friends growing up in a small 1950s... Read more >
Also available as an eBook.

The Perfect Man
A Novel
Written by Naeem Murr

Format: eBook
Publisher: Random House
On Sale: April 17, 2007
Price: $11.99

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