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The arrogant years : one girl's search for her lost youth, from Cairo to Brooklyn

Author: Lucette Lagnado
Publisher: New York : Ecco, ©2011.
Edition/Format:   Book : Biography : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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An autobiography of Lagnado's early years as an immigrant from Cairo to Brooklyn, reflecting on her own mother's story as she makes her own choices.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Named Person: Lucette Lagnado; Lucette Matalon Lagnado
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Lucette Lagnado
ISBN: 9780061803673 0061803677
OCLC Number: 703205835
Description: xii, 402 pages : illustrations, portraits ; 24 cm
Contents: The curse of Alexandra. The secret of the Pasha's wife ; The Alley of the Pretty One ; The bride who set herself on fire ; The bonesetter of Mouski ; The porcelain dolls of Malaka Mazli Street --
Rebuilding the hearth. The legend of Agent Extraordinary ; Passion play on Sixty-seventy Street; The healing powers of iodine ; The errant sister ; The passion of the fast ; The Messiah is a woman ; The tragedy of the navy blue blazer ; The advance of the little porcelain dolls --
Cities of refuge. The shrine on the mountain ; The fall of afterword ; The spring of nevermore ; The Princess of West 116th Street --
The lady in the pink bow. The lost art of penmanship ; The woman against the wall ; An earthquake in Cairo --
The book of lamentations. The verse of consolation --
Inside the Pasha's library.
Responsibility: Lucette Lagnado.
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An autobiography of Lagnado's early years as an immigrant from Cairo to Brooklyn, reflecting on her own mother's story as she makes her own choices.

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