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Women on a journey : between Baghdad and London

Author: Haifa Zangana
Publisher: Austin : Center for Middle Eastern Studies, University of Texas at Austin, ©2007.
Series: Modern Middle East literatures in translation series.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Exiled, displaced, tortured, and grieving - each of the five Iraqi women whose lives and losses come to us through Haifa Zangana's skillfully wrought novel is searching in her own way for peace with a past that continually threatens to swallow up the present. Majda, the widow of a former Ba'ath Party official who was killed by the government he served. Adiba, a political dissident tortured under Saddam Hussein's  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Fiction
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Zangana, Haifa, 1950-
Women on a journey.
Austin : Center for Middle Eastern Studies, University of Texas at Austin, ©2007
(OCoLC)989691195
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Haifa Zangana
ISBN: 9780292714847 029271484X
OCLC Number: 137311716
Language Note: Translated from the Arabic.
Notes: Novel.
Description: xvi, 237 pages ; 22 cm.
Contents: Introduction Women on a JourneyGlossaryNotes on the Text
Series Title: Modern Middle East literatures in translation series.
Other Titles: Nisāʼ ʻalá safar.
Responsibility: Haifa Zangana ; translated from the Arabic by Judy Cumberbatch ; introduction by Haifa Zangana.

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A novel by a Kurdish-Iraqi writer that gives voice to contemporary Iraqi women's experiences of political repression, violence, exile, and the yearning for peace. It represents a critique of the  Read more...

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