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|Genre/Form:||Translations into English
|Named Person:||Ghassān Kanafānī; Ghassan Kanafani|
|Material Type:||Biography, Fiction|
|All Authors / Contributors:||
Ghassān Kanafānī; Barbara Harlow; Karen E Riley
|ISBN:||0894108654 9780894108655 0894108905 9780894108907|
|Language Note:||Translated from the Arabic.|
|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.|
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 future. As in Kanafani's other fiction, these stories explore the need to recover the past by action.
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