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A thousand veils : a novel

作者: D J Murphy
出版商: [S.l.] : Www.lulu.com, 2007.
版本/格式:   圖書 : 小說 : 英語所有版本和格式的總覽
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When Fatima Shihabi, an Iraqi poet and journalist, learns she is marked for death by Saddam Hussein's secret police, she flees Iraq, evading Saddam's helicopters hunting her in the desert, only to discover that no other country will grant her asylum. Her flight from Saddam's vengeance, and the extraordinary efforts of Charles Sherman, a Wall Street lawyer, to save her life, is the subject of this gripping novel,  再讀一些...
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類型/形式: Love stories
Fiction
資料類型: 小說
文件類型: 圖書
所有的作者/貢獻者: D J Murphy
ISBN: 9781435705319 1435705319
OCLC系統控制編碼: 212781285
描述: 396 p. ; 23 cm.
責任: DJ Murphy.

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When Fatima Shihabi, an Iraqi poet and journalist, learns she is marked for death by Saddam Hussein's secret police, she flees Iraq, evading Saddam's helicopters hunting her in the desert, only to discover that no other country will grant her asylum. Her flight from Saddam's vengeance, and the extraordinary efforts of Charles Sherman, a Wall Street lawyer, to save her life, is the subject of this gripping novel, inspired by a true story. How Fatima and Charles, bound by their common humanity, love for each other, and fate, manage to thwart Saddam and achieve redemption sends a powerful message to the post-9/11 world. Their story points the way toward eventual reconciliation and synthesis between Islam and the West.

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Beautiful Love Story, Poignant Thriller

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This novel is the poignant story of a strong Iraqi woman journalist and poet who must flee her country, leaving her beloved daughter behind, to escape the death clutches of Saddam's secret police.  She escapes through the desert into Saudi Arabia, only to be arrested, thrown into jail, and face...
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