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I loved you for your voice

Author: Sélim Nassib; Alison Anderson
Publisher: New York : Europa Editions, 2006.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The story of the Arab world's greatest and most popular singer, Umm Kulthum, told through the eyes of the poet Ahmad Rami, who wrote her lyrics and loved her in vain all his life. Spanning five decades in the history of modern Egypt, this passionate tale of love and longing provides a key to understanding the soul, the aspirations, and the disappointments of the Arab world.
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Nassib, Sélim.
I loved you for your voice.
New York : Europa Editions, 2006
(OCoLC)607745046
Online version:
Nassib, Sélim.
I loved you for your voice.
New York : Europa Editions, 2006
(OCoLC)625732360
Named Person: Umm Kulthūm; Aḥmad Rāmī; Aḥmad Rāmī; Umm Kulthūm
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Sélim Nassib; Alison Anderson
ISBN: 1933372079 9781933372075
OCLC Number: 63545175
Language Note: Translated from the French.
Notes: "Original title: Oum"--Title page verso.
Description: 255 pages ; 21 cm
Other Titles: Oum.
Responsibility: Sélim Nassib ; translated from the French by Alison Anderson.

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The story of the Arab world's greatest and most popular singer, Umm Kulthum, told through the eyes of the poet Ahmad Rami, who wrote her lyrics and loved her in vain all his life. Spanning five decades in the history of modern Egypt, this passionate tale of love and longing provides a key to understanding the soul, the aspirations, and the disappointments of the Arab world.

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