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Author Abulhawa, Susan.

Title Mornings in Jenin : a novel / Susan Abulhawa.

Imprint New York : Bloomsbury, ©2010.

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Location Call No. Status
 GDL Central Library Fiction    ABULHAWA,SUS    Available
1 copy being processed for GDL Central Library Fiction.
Edition 1st U.S. ed.
Description xiii, 331 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
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Note Previously published in 2006 under title: The scar of David.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (page 331).
Summary "Palestine, 1941. In the small village of Ein Hod a father leads a procession of his family and workers through the olive groves. As they move through the trees the green fruits drop onto the orchard floor; the ancient cycle of the seasons providing another bountiful harvest." "1948. The Abulheja family are forcibly removed from their ancestral home in Ein Hod and sent to live in a refugee camp in Jenin. Through Amal, the bright granddaughter of the patriarch, we witness the stories of her brothers: one, a stolen boy who becomes an Israeli soldier; the other who in sacrificing everything for the Palestinian cause will become his enemy. Amal's own dramatic story threads its way through six decades of Palestinian-Israeli tension, eventually taking her into exile in Pennsylvania in America. Amal's is a story of love and loss, of childhood, marriage and parenthood, and finally the need to share her history with her daughter, to preserve the greatest love she has."--Jacket.
Subject Palestinian Arabs -- Fiction.
Arab-Israeli conflict -- Fiction.
Jenin -- Fiction.
Refugees, Palestinian Arab -- Fiction.
Palestine -- History -- Partition, 1947 -- Fiction.
Palestine -- History -- 20th century -- Fiction.
Middle East -- Politics and government -- 1945- -- Fiction.
Genre/Form Historical fiction.
Added Title Scar of David
ISBN 9781608190461 (pbk.)
1608190463 (pbk.)

 
    
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