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Author Antoon, Sinan, 1967- author.

Title I'jaam : an Iraqi rhapsody / Sinan Antoon ; translated by Rebecca C. Johnson and Sinan Antoon ; with an introduction by Elias Khoury.

Publication Info. San Francisco : City Lights, ©2007.


Description 97 pages ; 20 cm
text txt rdacontent
unmediated n rdamedia
volume nc rdacarrier
Language Translated from the Arabic.
Summary An inventory of the General Security headquarters in central Baghdad reveals an obscure manuscript. Written by a young man in detention, the prose moves from prison life, to adolescent memories, to frightening hallucinations, and what emerges is a portrait of life in Saddam Hussein's Iraq.
Subject Political prisoners -- Iraq -- Fiction.
Authorship -- Fiction.
Iraq -- History -- 1979-1991 -- Fiction.
Added Author Johnson, Rebecca C. (Rebecca Carol), translator.
Khūrī, Ilyās, introduction writer.
Added Title Iʻjām. English
Other Form: Online version: Anṭūn, Sinān, 1967- Iʻjām. English. I'jaam. San Francisco : City Lights, ©2007 (OCoLC)608210464
ISBN 9780872864573 (pbk.)
087286457X (pbk.)

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