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Crescent

Author: Diana Abu-Jaber
Publisher: New York : W.W. Norton, 2004, ©2003.
Edition/Format:   Book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Never married, living with an Iraqi-immigrant uncle and devoted dog, and working as a chef in a Lebanese restaurant, thirty-nine-year-old Sirine finds her life turned upside down by a handsome Arabic literature professor.
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Diana Abu-Jaber
ISBN: 0393325547 : 9780393325546
OCLC Number: 55628454
Notes: "First published as a Norton paperback 2004"--T.p. verso.
Includes a reading group guide.
Description: 398 p. ; 22 cm.
Responsibility: Diana Abu-Jaber.

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When a handsome professor of Arabic literature and Iraqi exile enters her life, single, 39-year-old Sirine finds herself falling in love and, in the process, starts questioning her identity as an  Read more...

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It is a story about how to cook and how to eat, and how to live in the new country. And, like all good novels, it is about how to tell a story. --Sigrid Nunez"

 
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