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Spirit of the Phoenix Beirut and the Story of Lebanon

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ISBN-10: 1569766037

ISBN-13: 9781569766033

Edition: 2010

Authors: Tim Llewellyn

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Sitting at the center of the war-torn Middle East, Lebanon seems eternally on the brink of crisis. But what is the country all about? Why has this tiny, fertile Mediterranean country--smaller than the state of Connecticut--become a world symbol of violence and chaos, able to impact the superpowers? And how have the Lebanese been able to thrive as a society and culture in the midst of such strife? InSpirit of the Phoenix: Understanding Beirut and the People of Lebanon veteran journalist Tim Llewellyn looks to the people themselves for the answers. Wandering the countryside, the towns, and the streets of Beirut, where he lived during the country's civil war, he seeks out the essence of this…    
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Book details

List price: $16.95
Copyright year: 2010
Publisher: Chicago Review Press, Incorporated
Publication date: 9/1/2010
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 288
Size: 5.75" wide x 8.75" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 0.836
Language: English

Brief Chronology
Dramatis Personae
The Making of Presidents
First Meeting with the Martyrs
Up Among the Christians
Lunch with Priest and Parishioner
The Bus to Civil War
Another Kind of Christian
Fugitives from the Catastrophe
The Hills Above the City
The South: Under Enemy Eyes
The Making of the Border
The Sheikh Makes His Point
The People's Republic of Tyre
An Interrupted Afternoon
Mr Unifil
Among the Believers
New Lines in the Sand
In Search of Sunnis