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Crescent

Author: Diana Abu-Jaber
Publisher: New York : W.W. Norton, 2004, ©2003.
Edition/Format:   Print 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"--Title page verso.
Includes a reading group guide.
Awards: Winner of American Book Award 2004.
Description: 398 pages ; 22 cm
Responsibility: Diana Abu-Jaber.
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"Abu-Jaber's voluptuous prose features insights into the Arab American community that are wisely, warmly depicted."-San Francisco Chronicle  Read more...

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"A story that unfolds beautifully, as lightly and naturally as a roll of silk." -- The Nation "Readers stuffed on headlines but still hungering for something relevant will enjoy this rich meal." -- Read more...

 
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