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The olive grove : a Palestinian story

Author: Deborah Rohan
Publisher: London : Saqi, 2008.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : English : This revised and updated edition published by Saqi, London in 2008View all editions and formats
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"The Moghrabis have lived in Palestine for centuries. Near the end of the First World War, Ottoman soldier Karnel Moghrabi is imprisoned by his Turkish masters. Reunited with his family after being freed by British soldiers, he marries his childhood friend Haniya." "But their happiness is short-lived as their homeland is ravaged by violence between the local Arab population and Jewish immigrants fleeing Europe. Any  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Rohan, Deborah.
Olive grove.
London : Saqi, 2008
(OCoLC)648792182
Named Person: Moghrabi family
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Deborah Rohan
ISBN: 9780863566677 0863566677
OCLC Number: 182529093
Notes: Originally published as: Moghrabi's Olives. United States : iUniverse, 2001.
Description: 427 pages : map ; 21 cm
Other Titles: Moghrabi's olives
Responsibility: Deborah Rohan.

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Provides an account of a Palestinian family's transition from wealth and comfort to statelessness and poverty. This book documents the Moghrabi family's fight for survival, set amidst the political  Read more...

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'Beautifully written ... insights behind the Palestinian conflict are gained in reading this heart-wrenching yet endearing tale of one family's journey.' Polly Bacca, former Special assistant to Read more...

 
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