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Swimming toward the light : a novel

Author: Angela Tehaan Leone
Publisher: Syracuse, N.Y. : Syracuse University Press, 2007.
Series: Arab American writing.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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Angela Tehaan Leone's debut novel depicts a Lebanese immigrant family in Washington, D.C., in the 1950s and gives readers entree into a male-dominated, independence-stifling culture where female roles were rigidly prescribed.
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Domestic fiction
Psychological fiction
Christian fiction
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Leone, Angela Tehaan.
Swimming toward the light.
Syracuse, N.Y. : Syracuse University Press, 2007
(OCoLC)608380321
Online version:
Leone, Angela Tehaan.
Swimming toward the light.
Syracuse, N.Y. : Syracuse University Press, 2007
(OCoLC)632049128
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Angela Tehaan Leone
ISBN: 0815608578 9780815608578
OCLC Number: 73140189
Description: 188 pages ; 24 cm.
Series Title: Arab American writing.
Responsibility: Angela Tehaan Leone.

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Depicts a Lebanese immigrant family in Washington, DC, in the 1950s and gives us entree into a male-dominated, independence-stifling culture where female roles were rigidly prescribed.  Read more...

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"An unflinching and powerful debut novel." - Sue William Silverman "Leone brings a heartbreaking sensitivity to her story and the authority of a true witness." - Joseph Geha, Through and Through: Read more...

 
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