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Palmer-Zeid, Kareem James

Overview
Works: 1 works in 12 publications in 1 language and 365 library holdings
Genres: Fiction 
Roles: Translator
Classifications: PJ7864.A59, 492.7
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Most widely held works by Kareem James Palmer-Zeid
Cities without palms by Ṭāriq Ṭayyib( )

12 editions published between 2009 and 2015 in English and held by 365 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"In a desperate attempt to save his mother and two sisters from famine and disease, a young man leaves his native village in Sudan and sets out alone to seek work in the city. This is the beginning of Hamza's long journey. Hunger and destitution lead him ever farther from his home: first from Sudan to Egypt, where the lack of work forces him to join a band of smugglers, and finally from Egypt to Europe - Italy, France, Holland - where he experiences first-hand the harsh world of migrant laborers and the bitter realities of life as an illegal immigrant." "Tarek Eltayeb's first novel offers an uncompromising depiction of poverty in both the developed and the developing world. Cities without Palms tells of a tragic human life punctuated by moments of true joy."--Jacket
 
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Zeid, Kareem James Palmer-

Languages
English (12)