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Triple time

Author: Anne Sanow
Publisher: Pittsburgh, Pa. : University of Pittsburgh Press, ©2009.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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For Jill, a young American living in Saudi Arabia in the 1980s, life is in 'a holding pattern' of long days in a restrictive place - 'sandlocked nowhere', as another expat calls it. Others don't know how to leave and try to adopt the country as their own. And to those who were born there, the changes seem to come at warp speed: Thurayya, the daughter of a Bedouin chief, later finds herself living in a Riyadh  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Short stories, American
Fiction
Short stories
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Sanow, Anne.
Triple time.
Pittsburgh, Pa. : University of Pittsburgh Press, ©2009
(OCoLC)649091672
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Anne Sanow
ISBN: 9780822943808 0822943808
OCLC Number: 317574195
Notes: "Drue Heinz Literature Prize"--Preliminary page.
Awards: Winner of Drue Heinz Literature Prize 2009
Description: 153 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: Pioneer --
The date farm --
Slow stately dance in triple time --
The grand tour --
Hayloader --
Safety --
Rub al-Khali.
Responsibility: Anne Sanow.

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Features characters who are living an uneasy mesh of two divergent cultures, in a place where tradition and progress are continually in flux. This title includes tales of confliction - of old and  Read more...

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"Unsentimental and deftly restrained, Sanow's book is ultimately a portrait of cross-cultural lives in transformation." --Time Out New York "Does everything that a work of fiction set in a Read more...

 
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