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Gaza Weddings : a Novel.

Author: Ibrahim Nasrallah; Nancy Roberts
Publisher: Oxford : The American University in Cairo Press, 2017.
Series: Hoopoe Fiction.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Twin sisters Randa and Lamis live in the besieged Gaza Strip. Inseparable to the point that even their mother cannot tell them apart, they grow up surrounded by the random carnage that characterizes life under occupation. Randa, who wants to be a journalist, writes to record the devastation around her, taking pictures of martyred children. Meanwhile, their beloved neighbor Amna quietly converses with all those she  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Nasrallah, Ibrahim.
Gaza Weddings : A Novel.
Oxford : The American University in Cairo Press, ©2017
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Ibrahim Nasrallah; Nancy Roberts
ISBN: 9781617978708 1617978701
OCLC Number: 1030821479
Description: 1 online resource (161 pages).
Contents: Intro; Title Page; Copyright Page; It was one of those heavy nights; I told them it was nearly noon; Sometimes days go by; Jamal! Jamal!; Amna, super-neighbor; Even martyrs don't grow up that fast; So we can buy the wedding dress; What are they bombing today?; I'm always at a loss . . .; Don't make me laugh!; Why are you always late?; I heard her calling; I knew it was you; Afraid to leave; Angels in disguise; Who would have thought?; If I were blind; If I call her, she'll answer; When he was late, she knocked on our door; "How could you tell us apart?"
Series Title: Hoopoe Fiction.

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Twin sisters Randa and Lamis live in the besieged Gaza Strip. Inseparable to the point that even their mother cannot tell them apart, they grow up surrounded by the random carnage that characterizes life under occupation. Randa, who wants to be a journalist, writes to record the devastation around her, taking pictures of martyred children. Meanwhile, their beloved neighbor Amna quietly converses with all those she has lost, as she plans the wedding of Lamis and her son Saleh. With their menfolk almost entirely absent, it is the women who take center stage in this poignant novel of resilience,

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