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As Though She Were Sleeping

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ISBN-10: 193574402X

ISBN-13: 9781935744023

Edition: 2012

Authors: Elias Khoury, Marilyn Booth

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Praise for Elias Khoury'sNew York TimesNotable BookGate of the Sun:"An imposingly rich and realistic novel, a genuine masterwork."—The New York Times Book Review"The beautiful, resilient city of Beirut belongs to Khoury." —Los Angeles Times Book ReviewMilia's eyelashes drew apart, her eyes still curtained in drowsiness. She made up her mind to close them again and return to her dream. She saw a small white candle whose wan light trembled and flickered in the fog. . .Milia's response to her new husband Mansour and to the Middle East of 1947 is to close her eyes and drift into parallel worlds where identities shift, where she can converse with the dead and foresee the future. As the novel…    
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Book details

List price: $27.00
Copyright year: 2012
Publisher: Steerforth Press
Publication date: 3/23/2012
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 300
Size: 6.70" wide x 7.80" long x 1.27" tall
Weight: 1.496
Language: English

Elias Khoury was born in Lebanon in 1948. Editor in Chief of the cultural pages of the daily newspaper Al-Nahar and professor of Arabic literature at New York University, he is the author of eleven novels. In 2000 he was awarded the Prize of Palestine for Gate of the Sun. Elias Khoury is regarded as one of the best Arabic writers of his generation.