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I'jaam : an Iraqi rhapsody

Author: Sinan Antoon; Rebecca C Johnson; Ilyās Khūrī
Publisher: San Francisco : City Lights, ©2007.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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An inventory of the General Security headquarters in central Baghdad reveals an obscure manuscript. Written by a young man in detention, the prose moves from prison life, to adolescent memories, to frightening hallucinations, and what emerges is a portrait of life in Saddam Hussein's Iraq.
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Genre/Form: Fiction
History
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Anṭūn, Sinān, 1967-
I'jaam.
San Francisco : City Lights, ©2007
(OCoLC)608210464
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Sinan Antoon; Rebecca C Johnson; Ilyās Khūrī
ISBN: 9780872864573 087286457X
OCLC Number: 82772683
Language Note: Translated from the Arabic.
Description: 97 pages ; 20 cm
Other Titles: Iʻjām.
Responsibility: Sinan Antoon ; translated by Rebecca C. Johnson and Sinan Antoon ; with an introduction by Elias Khoury.
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