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The belt : a novel

Author: Ahmed Abodehman; Nadia Benabid
Publisher: St. Paul, Minn. : Ruminator Books ; London [England] : Saqi Books, 2003.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Ahmed grows up in a small Saudi village steeped in traditional tribal culture, local legends, family ties, history, and tribal songs. He struggles to come to terms with this unfolding world without  Read more...

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Named Person: Ahmed Abodehman
Material Type: Biography, Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Ahmed Abodehman; Nadia Benabid
ISBN: 0863563074 9780863563072
OCLC Number: 223980063
Notes: "Originally published at La Ceinture, copyright 2000, Éditions Gallimard, Paris". (T. p. verso).
Description: xi, 149 pages ; 21 cm
Contents: His wife's wife --
The little prophet --
The other world --
My sisters my memory --
A week in the city --
The rainbow --
The memory of water --
The city of clouds --
The time of djinns --
The sheep and the writer --
The sacrifice --
Epilogue.
Other Titles: Ceinture.
Responsibility: by Ahmed Abodehman ; translated from the French by Nadia Benabid.

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`Simple and profound, often touching, and which brings to life through the story of his childhood the traditions, beliefs, songs and prayers of the most noble of Arabian tribes.' Le Monde 'A Read more...

 
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