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In Their Father's Country

  • Couverture cartonnée
  • 227 Nombre de pages
Claire and Gabrielle Sahli are sisters growing up in 1920s Cairo. Of Levantine descent, they occupy a precarious position in Egypt... Lire la suite
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Claire and Gabrielle Sahli are sisters growing up in 1920s Cairo. Of Levantine descent, they occupy a precarious position in Egypt's increasingly nationalist world. With the early death of their father, the sisters find themselves dependent on others as they attempt to maintain their position in a volatile society.

Auteur

Anne Marie Drosso was born in Cairo in 1951. She left Egypt in her twenties for Canada, where she studied and taught, until coming to London with her husband. Her collection, Cairo Stories, was published by Telegram in 2007. She now lives in Monteray, California. This is her first novel.

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Praise for Cairo Stories: "A beautiful portrait of life in Egypt. I strongly recommend it."--Alaa al Aswany, author of The Yacoubian Building Claire and Gabrielle Sahli are sisters growing up in 1920s Cairo. Of Syrian descent, they occupy a precarious position in Egypt's increasingly nationalist wealthy classes. While others like them leave, the Sahlis cling on to their homes and livelihoods as Cairo is rocked by violent anti-British demonstrations and government crackdowns. Anne-Marie Drosso is of Syrian/Italian descent and was born in Cairo in 1951. This is her first full-length novel. She lives in Monterey, California.

Informations sur le produit

Titre: In Their Father's Country
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Code EAN: 9781846590597
ISBN: 978-1-84659-059-7
Format: Couverture cartonnée
Editeur: Telegram Books
Genre: Romans et récits
nombre de pages: 227
Poids: 226g
Taille: H200mm x B128mm x T22mm
Année: 2009

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