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Hope & other dangerous pursuits

Author: Laila Lalami
Publisher: Chapel Hill, N.C. : Algonquin Books of Chapel Hill, ©2005.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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Set in modern-day Morocco, the story of four vastly different Moroccans who illegally cross the Strait of Gibraltar in an inflatable boat headed for Spain chronicles the circumstances that drive them to risk their lives and the rewards that may or may not prove to be worth the danger.
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Genre/Form: Psychological fiction
Fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Laila Lalami
ISBN: 1565124936 9781565124936
OCLC Number: 59881995
Description: 195 pages ; 19 cm
Contents: The trip --
Before. The fanatic ; Bus rides ; Acceptance ; Better luck tomorrow --
After. The saint ; The odalisque ; Homecoming ; The storyteller.
Other Titles: Hope and other dangerous pursuits
Responsibility: Laila Lalami.
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Set in modern-day Morocco, the story of four vastly different Moroccans who illegally cross the Strait of Gibraltar in an inflatable boat headed for Spain chronicles the circumstances that drive them to risk their lives and the rewards that may or may not prove to be worth the danger.

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