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Palestine's children : Returning to Haifa and other stories

Author: Ghassān Kanafānī; Barbara Harlow; Karen E Riley
Publisher: Boulder, CO : Lynne Rienner Publishers , 2000.
Edition/Format:   Book : Biography : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Presents a collection of fourteen stories that reflect the life of Palestinian Arab children.
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Translations into English
Named Person: Ghassān Kanafānī; Ghassan Kanafani; Ghassān Kanafānī
Material Type: Biography, Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Ghassān Kanafānī; Barbara Harlow; Karen E Riley
ISBN: 0894108654 9780894108655 0894108905 9780894108907
Language Note: Translated from the Arabic.
OCLC Number: 45069540
Description: vi, 199 p. ; 24 cm.
Contents: The slope --
Paper from Ramleh --
A present for the holiday --
The child borrows his uncle's gun and goes east to Safad --
Doctor Qassim talks to Eva about Mansur who has arrived in Safad --
Abu al-Hassan ambushes an English car --
The child, his father, and the gun go to the citadel in Jaddin --
The child goes to camp --
The child discovers that the key looks like an axe --
Suliman's friend learns many things in one night --
Hamid stops listening to the uncles' stories --
Guns in the camp --
He was a child that day --
Six eagles and a child --
Returning to Haifa.
Other Titles: Short stories.
Responsibility: Ghassan Kanafani ; translated by Barbara Harlow and Karen E. Riley ; with an introduction to the work and a biographical essay on Ghassan Kanafani.

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Short stories describing the Palestinian experience of the Middle East conflict. Each involves a child, a victim of circumstances, who nevertheless participates in the struggle towards a better  Read more...
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