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By Radwa Ashour,Arabic Teacher Kay Heikkinen

Palestine. for many folks, the be aware brings to brain a sequence of harassed pictures and disjointed associations—massacres, refugee camps, UN resolutions, settlements, terrorist assaults, warfare, profession, checkered kuffiyehs and suicide bombers, a likely unending cycle of dying and destruction. This novel doesn't draw back from such painful photos, however it is initially a strong human tale, following the lifetime of a tender lady from her days within the village of al-Tantoura in Palestine as much as the sunrise of the recent century. We perform occasions as they spread, seeing them during the uneducated yet sharply clever brain of Ruqayya, as she attempts to make experience of all that has occurred to her and her kinfolk. together with her, we are living her love of her land and of her humans; we suppose the repeated soreness of loss, of diaspora, and of cross-generational false impression; and specifically, we come to understand her indomitable human spirit. As we learn we find that we've got develop into a part of Ruqayya’s relations, and her voice will stay with us lengthy when we have closed the book.

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The Woman from Tantoura: A Novel of Palestine - download pdf or read online

Palestine. for many folks, the be aware brings to brain a sequence of stressed photographs and disjointed associations—massacres, refugee camps, UN resolutions, settlements, terrorist assaults, conflict, career, checkered kuffiyehs and suicide bombers, a doubtless never-ending cycle of demise and destruction. This novel doesn't draw back from such painful pictures, however it is firstly a robust human tale, following the lifetime of a tender woman from her days within the village of al-Tantoura in Palestine as much as the sunrise of the recent century.

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