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Faqir, Fadia 1956-

Overview
Works: 23 works in 118 publications in 14 languages and 2,007 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Psychological fiction  Domestic fiction  Biography  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Novels 
Roles: Author, Editor, Translator, Other
Classifications: PR9570.J653, 823
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Most widely held works by Fadia Faqir
The cry of the dove by Fadia Faqir( Book )

44 editions published between 2007 and 2016 in 11 languages and held by 867 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Left pregnant after an illicit love affair, Salma, a young Bedouin woman from Hima in the Levant, flees her people to escape the honor killing waiting for her at the hands of her tribe and seeks asylum in England
Pillars of salt : a novel by Fadia Faqir( Book )

22 editions published between 1996 and 2007 in 4 languages and held by 534 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A novel on the lot of Arab women. Set in Jordan in the 1940s, the protagonists are two women in a mental hospital who exchange stories. One is a mother of eight who was repudiated by her husband so he could marry a younger woman. By a Jordanian writing in English, author of Nisanit
In the house of silence : autobiographical essays by Arab women writers by Fadia Faqir( Book )

12 editions published between 1997 and 2015 in English and held by 235 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

To complement the novels in the "Arab Women Writers" series, this is a collection of autobiographical writings by 13 leading Arab women authors. Through these testimonies, the women describe their experiences and expose the often difficult conditions under which their narratives were written. Patterns running throughout include experiences of confinement, subjugation, the struggle for education and the eventual use of writing as an escape. They speak of their own reasons for writing, of how experiences in family life, politics, exile and even imprisonment have affected them and their work, and of how their motivation has been both tested and reinforced by various setbacks and the struggle for recognition
Nisanit by Fadia Faqir( Book )

10 editions published between 1987 and 1990 in English and Undetermined and held by 196 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A powerful socio-political novel, Nisanit, depicts love, compassion, sacrifice, suffering and lost innocence in an atmosphere of conflict, hatred and oppression. Nisanit's three entwined narrative lines show the Arab-Israeli conflicts through the eyes of Shadeed, the Palestinian guerrilla fighter; David, his Israeli interrogator; and Iman, the young Arab woman in love with Shadeed. The three main characters are seen as vicitms of history and geography who are grappling with the human cost of the Arab-Israeli and Arab-Arab conflicts
Willow trees don't weep by Fadia Faqir( Book )

5 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 85 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Najwa's father left when she was four years old. Now, upon her mother's death, she cannot live alone in the Islamic society of Jordan. She must find her father. Her search takes her through new dangers as she becomes swept up with a mysterious organization which sends her into the mountains of Afghanistan. For her father, this same journey was made as a wrenching sacrifice for the sake of his beliefs. Yet his experience in the desert transformed his life forever. Now it transforms Najwa's, as she is compelled to follow in his footsteps
The things I would tell you : British Muslim women write( )

1 edition published in 2017 in English and held by 34 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

From established literary heavyweights to emerging spoken word artists, the writers in this ground-breaking collection blow away the narrow image of the 'Muslim Woman'. Hear from users of Islamic Tinder, a disenchanted Maulana working as a TV chat show host and a plastic surgeon blackmailed by MI6. Follow the career of an actress with Middle-Eastern heritage whose dreams of playing a ghostbuster spiral into repeat castings as a jihadi bride. Among stories of honour killings and ill-fated love in besieged locations, we also find heart-warming connections and powerful challenges to the status quo. From Algiers to Brighton, these stories transcend time and place revealing just how varied the search for belonging can be
Golden Chariot by Fadia Faqir( )

2 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 15 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

From her prison cell in Cairo, Aziza decides to create a golden chariot to take her and fellow prisoners to heaven, where their dreams can be fulfilled. Aziza's narrative holds together the stories of the other women and their crimes as they yearn for a better life, but cannot realize these dreams
Mi nombre es Salma by Fadia Faqir( Book )

1 edition published in 2008 in Spanish and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Yarn-Spinner : a novel and a commentary on the creative process by Fadia Faqir( Book )

3 editions published in 1990 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Saltstøtter by Fadia Faqir( Recording )

2 editions published in 2002 in Danish and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Engendering democracy and Islam in the Arab world by Fadia Faqir( )

3 editions published in 1997 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Intrafamily femicide in defence of honour : the case of Jordan by Fadia Faqir( )

2 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Cry of the Dove by Fadia Faqir( Recording )

1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Left pregnant after an illicit love affair, Saalma, a young Bedouin woman from Hima in the Levant, flees her people to escape the honor killing waiting for her at the hands of her tribe and seeks asylum in England
Ime mije Selma : Dirljiva priča o zabranjenoj ljubavi, pogaženoj časti i progonstvu by Fadia Faqir( Book )

1 edition published in 2009 in Undetermined and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Tales of war: Arab women in the eye of the storm by Fadia Faqir( )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Intrafamily feminicide in defence of honour : the case of Jordan by Fadia Faqir( )

1 edition published in 2001 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Stâlpi de sare : [roman] by Fadia Faqir( Book )

1 edition published in 2009 in Romanian and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Altid fremmed hvor du går( Book )

1 edition published in 2006 in Danish and held by 0 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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The cry of the dove
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Pillars of salt : a novelIn the house of silence : autobiographical essays by Arab women writers
Alternative Names
al-Faqīr, Fādīyah

Fadia Faqir

Fadia Faqir écrivaine britannique

Fadia Faqir escritora británica

Fadia Faqir schrijfster uit Jordanië

Fadia Faqir writer

Faqīr, Fādiyah, 1956-

Faqīr, Faḍya 1956-

Faqīr, Fādya al-, 1956-

Фадия Факир

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الفقير، فادية، 1956-

فادية الفقير كاتبة بريطانية

فقير، فادية،- 1956

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