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The Palestinian lover

Author: Sélim Nassib
Publisher: New York : Europa Editions, 2007.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A subtle meditation on sex and politics in pre-statehood Israel, this slim novel expands on the legend that a young Golda Meir had an affair with Albert Pharaon, the heir to a Palestinian fortune. Albert is sophisticated and elegant, but his social circle's mercenary hypocrisy drives him to leave his family in Beirut for a solitary life in Haifa. Golda Myerson, meanwhile, is a young Russian Jewish woman who arrives  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biographical fiction
Fiction
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Nassib, Sélim.
Palestinian lover.
New York : Europa Editions, 2007
(OCoLC)654664576
Named Person: Albert Pharaon; Golda Meir
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Sélim Nassib
ISBN: 1933372230 9781933372235
OCLC Number: 85777259
Description: 164 pages
Responsibility: by Sélim Nassib ; translated from the French by Alison Anderson.

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A subtle meditation on sex and politics in pre-statehood Israel, this slim novel expands on the legend that a young Golda Meir had an affair with Albert Pharaon, the heir to a Palestinian fortune. Albert is sophisticated and elegant, but his social circle's mercenary hypocrisy drives him to leave his family in Beirut for a solitary life in Haifa. Golda Myerson, meanwhile, is a young Russian Jewish woman who arrives in Israel by way of Milwaukee and throws herself into kibbutz life and Zionist politics.

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