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Landlocked islands : two alien lives in Egypt

Author: Anna Cachia; Pierre Cachia
Publisher: Cairo, Egypt : The American University in Cairo Press, [1999] ©1999
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This is a highly unusual and beautifully written book. It is the double memoir of a mother and son, Anna and Pierre, and the story takes us from Anna's childhood in Russia and subsequent arrival in Egypt in 1901 to Pierre's enrollment at the American University in Cairo in the late 1930s. It is fascinating, therefore, not only as a personal account of an interesting group of people but also as a social document that  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
History
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Cachia, Anna.
Landlocked Islands : Two Alien Lives in Egypt.
London : I.B. Tauris, ©2000
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Anna Cachia; Pierre Cachia
ISBN: 9781617974878 1617974870 9781617972355 1617972355
OCLC Number: 880445079
Description: 1 online resource (196 pages)
Responsibility: Anna and Pierre Cachia.

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This text presents the double memoir of a boy and his mother in the first four decades of the 20th century, revealing in the process the life of middle- and lower- class foreign groups and their  Read more...

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