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Qissat : short stories by Palestinian women

Author: Jo Glanville
Publisher: London ; San Francisco, Calif. : Telegram, 2006.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Presenting diverse stories by Palestinian women, this title offers a critical insight into their society in times of hardship and turmoil, yet look beyond to the warmth of human relations and hope of  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Anthologie
Short stories
Translations
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Qissat.
London ; San Francisco, Calif. : Telegram, 2006
(OCoLC)608024770
Online version:
Qissat.
London ; San Francisco, Calif. : Telegram, 2006
(OCoLC)608428584
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jo Glanville
ISBN: 1846590124 9781846590122
OCLC Number: 67375402
Description: 188 pages ; 20 cm
Contents: Barefoot bridge / Randa Jarrar --
A thread snaps / Huzama Habayeb --
Other cities / Liana Badr --
Me (the bitch) and Bustanji / Selma Dabbagh --
Tales from the Azzinar Quarter, 1984-1987 / Basima Takrouri --
The tables outlived Amin / Nuha Samara --
Pieta / Jean Said Makdisi --
Dates and bitter coffee / Donia ElAmal Ismaeel --
Local hospitality / Naomi Shihab Nye --
A single metre / Raeda Taha --
The letter / Laila al-Atrash --
At the hospital / Samah al-Shaykh --
May God keep love in a cool and dry place / Adania Shibli --
Umm Kulthoum at midnight / Nathalie Handal --
Her tale / Samira Azzam --
My shoe size and other people's views on the matter / Nibal Thawabteh.
Responsibility: edited by Jo Glanville.

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