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In the Presence of Absence

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ISBN-10: 1935744011

ISBN-13: 9781935744016

Edition: 2011

Authors: Mahmoud Darwish, Sinan Antoon

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From the incomparable, award-winning Mahmoud Darwish: a stunning book of prose poetry that recalls the Palestine of his youth.
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Book details

List price: $16.00
Copyright year: 2011
Publisher: Steerforth Press
Publication date: 11/4/2011
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 200
Size: 6.25" wide x 6.75" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 0.484
Language: English

Arab poet Mahmoud Darwish was born on March 15, 1941. He was considered the Palestinian national poet and won numerous awards for his work including the 1969 Lotus Prize, the 1983 Lenin Peace Prize, and the 2001 Lannan Foundation Prize for Cultral Freedom. His best known work was Identity Card (1964). He also edited the journal Al Karmel and wrote the Palestinian declaration of independent statehood. He died from complications of heart surgery on August 9, 2008.