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Return : a Palestinian memoir
Return : a Palestinian memoir
Karmi, Ghada2015
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"After growing up in Britain following exile from Palestine in 1948, Karmi returns to her homeland in the hope of helping with the peace process and the possibility of a Palestinian state. She starts work within the Palestinian Authority ministry. Yet she finds her family home has now been occupied, and much of the West Bank militarized; meanwhile her encounters with fellow Palestinians, politicians, and Israeli solders forces her to question what role the diaspora has in the future of the homeland, and whether return is truly possible. Beautifully written and deeply moving, Return is a passionate meditation on belonging"--
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Imprint:
London ; New York : Verso, 2015.
Collation:
xiii, 319 pages : 1 map ; 22 cm.
Contents:
1.Journey to Ramallah -- 2.The Ministry of Media and Communications -- 3.The Separation Wall -- 4.Dr Farid -- 5.A Concert in Nablus -- 6.A Tale of Two Ministers -- 7.A Trip to Jerusalem -- 8.Hebron -- 9.Interlude in Amman -- 10.Evenings with My Father -- 11.Gaza -- 12.A Gaza Kidnapping -- 13.Qalqilya, the Walled City -- 14.The City of David -- 15.Fatima -- 16.Motherhood -- 17.The Conference.
ISBN:
9781781688427
Dewey class:
305.4889274
Language:
English
Electronic access:
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Brighton LibraryBiography305.4889274 KARAvailable
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