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Farewell to Alexandria : eleven short stories

Author: Charēs Tzalas; Susan E Mantouvalou; Anna Boghiguian
Publisher: Cairo : American University in Cairo Press, [2000] ©1997
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The eleven short stories in this book take us back to an Alexandria past, the cosmopolitan city as it was experienced by the author in the years before, during, and following the Second World War. Against a backdrop of major events in Alexandria's history, from the halcyon days of the late 1930s, through the alarums of the War, to the 1952 Revolution and the dispersion of almost the entire foreign community of the  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Tzalas, Harry E.
Farewell to Alexandria : eleven short stories.
Cairo : American University in Cairo Press, [2000]
213 pages ; 21 cm.
(DLC) 2002360477
Named Person: Charēs Tzalas; Charēs Tzalas
Material Type: Document, Fiction, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Charēs Tzalas; Susan E Mantouvalou; Anna Boghiguian
ISBN: 9781617974007 1617974005 9781617972218 1617972215
OCLC Number: 880437494
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010. MiAaHDL
Description: 1 online resource (175 pages) : illustrations
Details: Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Contents: Osta Antoun --
The little Armenian girl --
The maestro --
Frau Grete --
Sidi Bishr, October 1942 --
The three brothers --
Athinodoros and Iordanis --
Amm Ahmad, father and son --
Alexandria ad Aegyptum --
The As and the Fs of history --
The quails.
Other Titles: Short stories.
Responsibility: by Harry E. Tzalas ; translated by Susan E. Mantouvalou ; illustrated by Anna Boghiguian.

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Against a backdrop of major events in Alexandria's history from the halcyon days of the late 1930s to the 1953 revolution. Tzalas casts his stories with characters from the cosmopolitan city of his  Read more...

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