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Fractured destinies : [a novel]

Author: Rabaʻī Madʹhūn; Paul Starkey
Publisher: New York : Hoopoe, 2018. ©2018
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Palestinian-Armenian Ivana eloped with a British doctor in the 1940s, in the midst of the Nakba, and emigrated to England. Over half a century later, her daughter Julie has been tasked with Ivana's dying wish : to take her ashes back to their old home in Acre. She and her husband Walid leave London and embark on a journey to Palestine. Written in four parts, each as a concerto movement, Rabai al-Madhoun's pioneering  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Novels
History
Fiction
Arabic fiction
Translation into English
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Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Rabaʻī Madʹhūn; Paul Starkey
ISBN: 9774168623 9789774168628
OCLC Number: 1002683209
Awards: Winner of International Prize for Arabic Fiction 2016
Description: 257 pages ; 20 cm
Other Titles: Maṣāʼir kūnshirtū al-Hūlūkūst wa-al-Nakbah.
Responsibility: Rabai al-Madhoun ; translated by Paul Starkey.

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Palestinian-Armenian Ivana eloped with a British doctor in the 1940s, in the midst of the Nakba, and emigrated to England. Over half a century later, her daughter Julie has been tasked with her dying  Read more...

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"[Fractured Destinies] invents a new fictional form . . . [and] can be considered the complete Palestinian novel."--Amina Thiban, chair of the panel of judges for the International Prize for Arabic Read more...

 
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