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Children of the ghetto : my name is Adam

Author: Ilyās Khūrī; Humphrey T Davies
Publisher: Brooklyn, NY : Archipelago Books, 2019. ©2019
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : English : First Archipelago Books editionView all editions and formats
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Long exiled in New York, Palestinian ex-pat Adam Dannoun thought he knew himself. But an encounter with Blind Mahmoud, a father figure from his childhood, changes everything. As he investigates exactly what occurred in 1948 in Lydda, the city of his birth, he gathers stories that speak to his people's bravery, ingenuity, and resolve in the face of unimaginable hardship.
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Ilyās Khūrī; Humphrey T Davies
ISBN: 9781939810137 1939810132
OCLC Number: 1048047520
Description: 428 pages ; 19 cm
Other Titles: Awlād al-ghītū, ismī Ādam.
My name is Adam
Responsibility: Elias Khoury ; translated from the Arabic by Humphrey Davies.

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Long exiled in New York, Palestinian ex-pat Adam Dannoun thought he knew himself. But an encounter with Blind Mahmoud, a father figure from his childhood, changes everything. As he investigates exactly what occurred in 1948 in Lydda, the city of his birth, he gathers stories that speak to his people's bravery, ingenuity, and resolve in the face of unimaginable hardship.

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