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Improvisations on a missing string

Author: Nāzik Sābā Yārid; Stuart A Hancox
Publisher: Fayetteville : University of Arkansas Press, 1997.
Edition/Format:   Book : Fiction : National government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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As she awaits an operation in hospital in Beirut, Saada Rayyis, a teacher of Arabic literature, ponders the meaning of her Christian Arab heritage. An examination of biculturalism.
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Yārid, Nāzik Sābā
Improvisations on a missing string.
Fayetteville : University of Arkansas Press, 1997
(OCoLC)605228009
Material Type: Fiction, Government publication, National government publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Nāzik Sābā Yārid; Stuart A Hancox
ISBN: 1557284954 9781557284952 1557284962 9781557284969
OCLC Number: 37573751
Description: 133 p. ; 23 cm.
Other Titles: Taqāsīm ʻalá watar ḍāʼiʻ.
Responsibility: Nazik Saba Yared ; translated from the Arabic by Stuart A. Hancox.

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As she awaits an operation in hospital in Beirut, Saada Rayyis, a teacher of Arabic literature, ponders the meaning of her Christian Arab heritage. An examination of biculturalism.

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"Improvisations offers a thoughtful and unique insight into Arabic cultures and the role of intellectual women within those societies."--ALA Booklist

 
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