Нравится LibRing?
Расскажи друзьям:
Sami Michael

A Trumpet in the Wadi

Книгу можно купить в интернет-магазинах:

· OZON.ru 2462р. [Проверить наличие]
ISBN: 0743244966
Издательство: Simon & Schuster
Год издания: 2003
Страниц: 256
Book Description Leading Israeli novelist Sami Michael shares his gift for navigating the cultural conflicts in modern Israel with A Trumpet in the Wadi , a novel that transcends its Middle Eastern setting with an honest and heartbreaking story of impossible love and the strength of family. Set in the months preceding the 1982 Israeli-Arab conflict in Lebanon, this beautifully written tale is the coming-of-age story of two fatherless Christian Arab sisters, Huda and Mary, who live in the wadi -- the Arab quarter in the Jewish city of Haifa on the northern coast of Israel. An extraordinary bond of love and mutual respect unites the sisters -- polar opposites from their appearances to their tempers. Huda, the narrator of the story, is thin andwithdrawn and, after abandoning her chance at marriage a few years back, has prematurely resigned herself to the monotonous life of an old maid. Her younger sister, Mary, is voluptuous, carnal, and perennially unemployed. Wrapped in...
Посмотрите другие книги этой тематики: