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I Saw Ramallah

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ISBN-10: 1400032660

ISBN-13: 9781400032662

Edition: 2003

Authors: Mourid Barghouti, Ahdaf Soueif, Edward W. Said, Edward W. Said

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Winner of the prestigious Naguib Mahfouz Medal, this fierce and moving work is an unparalleled rendering of the human aspects of the Palestinian predicament. Barred from his homeland after 1967’s Six-Day War, the poet Mourid Barghouti spent thirty years in exile—shuttling among the world’s cities, yet secure in none of them; separated from his family for years at a time; never certain whether he was a visitor, a refugee, a citizen, or a guest. As he returns home for the first time since the Israeli occupation, Barghouti crosses a wooden bridge over the Jordan River into Ramallah and is unable to recognize the city of his youth. Sifting through memories of the old Palestine as they come up…    
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Book details

List price: $15.00
Copyright year: 2003
Publisher: Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group
Publication date: 5/13/2003
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 208
Size: 5.00" wide x 8.25" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 0.462
Language: English

Ahdaf Soueif was born in Cairo and educated in Egypt and England. She lives in London.

Foreword
The Bridge
This is Ramallah
Deir Ghassanah
The Village Square
Living in Time
Uncle Daddy
Displacements
Reunion
The Daily Day of Judgment
Glossary