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Sabra zoo

Author: Mischa Hiller
Publisher: London : Telegram, 2011.
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"It is the summer of 1982 and Beirut is under siege. Eighteen year old Ivan's parents have just been evacuated from the city with other memebers of the Palestine Liberation Organisation. Ivan stays on, interpreting for international medical volunteers in Sabra refugee camp by day, getting stoned with them at night, and working undercover for the PLO. Hoping to get closer to Eli, a Norwegian physiotherapist, he helps  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Historical fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Mischa Hiller
ISBN: 9781846590931 1846590930
OCLC Number: 780097333
Notes: Originally published : 2010.
Awards: Winner of the Commonwealth Writer's Prize, South Asia and Europe Best First Book.
Description: 230 pages ; 20 cm
Responsibility: Mischa Hiller.

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A prize winning debut novel set during the first Lebanese Civil War in 1982, in the run up to the Sabra and Shantilla Camp massacres. Sabra Zoo follows the story of 18 year-old Ivan as he interprets  Read more...

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'A stunning, defiant debut' The Guardian 'A chilling rites-of-passage novel set in Beirut in 1982 during the killings in the camps' The Economist 'A moving and haunting novel, a narrative for our Read more...

 
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