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Author: ʻAlāʼ Aswānī
Publisher: New York : HarperCollins, 2008, ©2007.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : English : 1st U.S, edView all editions and formats
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Post-September 11 Chicago becomes the site of a cultural collision of Egyptian and American lives, including a Ph. D. candidate whose traditional upbringing is challenged by her American experiences, and an emigre whose western values are countered by questions about his daughter's honor.
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Genre/Form: Fiction
cFiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: ʻAlāʼ Aswānī
ISBN: 9780061452567 0061452564
OCLC Number: 466345605
Notes: Originally published: Cairo, Egypt : American University in Cairo Press, ©2007.
Description: 342 pages
Responsibility: Alaa al Aswany ; translated by Farouk Abdel Wahab.

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Post-September 11 Chicago becomes the site of a cultural collision of Egyptian and American lives, including a Ph. D. candidate whose traditional upbringing is challenged by her American experiences, and an emigre whose western values are countered by questions about his daughter's honor.

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