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An unnecessary woman

Author: Rabih Alameddine
Publisher: Melbourne, Vic. : The Text Publishing Company, 2014.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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You could say I was thinking of other things when I shampooed my hair blue, and two glasses of red wine didn't help my concentration. Let me explain. At the end of the year, before I begin a new project, I read the translation I've completed. I do final corrections (minor), set the pages in order, and place them in the box. This is part of the ritual, which includes imbibing two glasses of red wine. Aaliya lives  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Fiction
Material Type: Document, Fiction, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Rabih Alameddine
ISBN: 9781922148292 1922148296
OCLC Number: 859847221
Awards: Short-listed for National Book Award 2014 (United States)
Short-listed for National Book Critics Circle Award 2014 (United States)
Long-listed for PEN Open Book Award 2015 (United States)
Description: 1 online resource (pages)
Responsibility: by Rabih Alameddine.

Abstract:

You could say I was thinking of other things when I shampooed my hair blue, and two glasses of red wine didn't help my concentration. Let me explain. At the end of the year, before I begin a new project, I read the translation I've completed. I do final corrections (minor), set the pages in order, and place them in the box. This is part of the ritual, which includes imbibing two glasses of red wine. Aaliya lives alone with her books - books she has collected over a lifetime, books she translates into Arabic with no likelihood that they will ever be read. With her accidentally blue-dyed hair,

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