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Imran Garda Presents His Fast-paced Debut Novel, The Thunder That Roars

The Thunder That RoarsNew from Umuzi, The Thunder That Roars by Imran Garda:

Yusuf Carrim has made it in New York. His tech-savvy coverage of the Arab Spring saw his journalism career skyrocket. But when his wealthy father asks him to help look for Sam, a missing family friend, he must return to South Africa. Yusuf ’s search takes him to places he could never have imagined. Enlisting the help of an eccentric professor and Sam’s exotic uncle, Yusuf discovers facts that undermine a lifetime’s assumptions about his own identity – and prompt him to step up the search for Sam before it is too late.

From the suburbs of Johannesburg to the streets of Bulawayo, from Dubai air­port to an immigrant facility on the Mediterranean island of Lampedusa, Yusuf ’s quest to find Sam turns into an inward journey of his own.

The Thunder That Roars
is international journalist Imran Garda’s cosmopolitan, fast-paced debut.

About the author

Imran Garda is a journalist and news anchor. Most recently he hosted the award-winning and Emmy-nominated show The Stream. He joined Al Jazeera in 2006 and anchored the news and Inside Story from Doha, Kuala Lumpur and Washington, D.C. He has reported from the US, Sudan, Turkey, Egypt, Namibia, Bahrain, Lesotho, India, South Africa and Saudi Arabia. He also hosted the Gaza war series Focus on Gaza and presented the documentaries The Father of the Turks, A Voyage of Life and Death and India’s Silent War. He has penned feature articles and blogposts on www.aljazeera.com and The Huffington Post. He cur­rently lives in San Francisco.

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