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Author Akhtar, Ayad, author.

Title The invisible hand : a play / Ayad Akhtar.

Publication Info. New York, NY : Back Bay Books, and imprint of Little, Brown and Company, 2015.


Location Call No. Status
 Farmington, Main Library - Adult Department  812 AKH    Check Shelf
Edition First edition.
Description xviii, 124 pages ; 22 cm
Note "World premiere as a one-act play on March 7, 2012, at the Repertory Theatre of St. Louis, St. Louis, Missouri"--page xvii.
Summary "In remote Pakistan, Nick Bright awaits his fate. A successful financial trader, Nick is kidnapped by an Islamic militant group, but with no one negotiating his release, he agrees to an unusual plan. He will earn his own ransom by helping his captors manipulate and master the world commodities and currency markets"
Subject Economic forecasting -- Drama.
Economics -- Islamic countries -- Drama.
Economics -- Psychological aspects -- Drama.
Hostages -- Drama.
Hostages -- Pakistan -- Drama.
International finance -- Drama.
Islam and politics -- Drama.
Islam and politics -- Pakistan -- Drama.
Kidnapping victims -- Psychology -- Drama.
Political kidnapping -- Drama.
Political violence -- Drama.
Terrorism -- Drama.
Terrorism -- Pakistan -- Drama.
Terrorism -- Religious aspects -- Islam -- Drama.
Economic forecasting. (OCoLC)fst00901942
Economics. (OCoLC)fst00902116
Economics -- Psychological aspects. (OCoLC)fst00902172
Hostages. (OCoLC)fst00961631
International finance. (OCoLC)fst00976945
Islam and politics. (OCoLC)fst00979879
Kidnapping victims -- Psychology. (OCoLC)fst01765989
Political kidnapping. (OCoLC)fst01201994
Political violence. (OCoLC)fst01069902
Terrorism. (OCoLC)fst01148101
Terrorism -- Religious aspects -- Islam. (OCoLC)fst01148138
Islamic countries. (OCoLC)fst01244130
Pakistan. (OCoLC)fst01210275
Genre/Form Drama. (OCoLC)fst01423879
ISBN 9780316324533 (pbk.) $14.99
0316324531 (pbk.) $14.99
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