In July 2016, Khizr Khan, a Pakistani-American Gold Star father, gave an electrifying speech at the Democratic National Convention. Now, in this memoir, Khan, with contributions from his wife, Ghazala, traces the Khans’ journey from Pakistan to America—from humble beginnings on a poultry farm in Pakistan, to Harvard Law School and a life of upward mobility in America—showing what it means to leave the worst of one’s country behind for the best of another.
1. September 2017, quoteSen John McCain
I'd like to say to Mr. and Mrs. Khan: thank you for immigrating to America. We're a better country because of you. And you are certainly right; your son was the best of America, and the memory of his sacrifice will make us a better nation -- and he will n
1. September 2017, quoteRandom House
UK, Commonw: Sphere (Little Brown UK; will publish simultaneously with RH US on October 24.)
4. November 2017, reviewBookPage
In his eloquent memoir, An American Family, Khan retraces the steps that brought him from his grandfather's house in Pakistan to the stage of the Democratic National Convention. Khan's story is both unique and archetypal. Like generations of immigrants be
4. November 2017, reviewNew York Times
An American Family: A Memoir of Hope and Sacrifice" is as much the universal story of the immigrant experience in America as it is the story of one particular family's struggles and sacrifice... Khizr Khan's book can teach all of us what real American pat
4. November 2017, quoteNPR
Khizr Khan Says His Faith In America Is Stronger Than Ever
4. November 2017, quoteThe Guardian
Sphere's publicity team has organized a powerful first serial and interview in the Guardian.