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Brooklyn Heights An Egyptian Novel

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ISBN-10: 9774166590

ISBN-13: 9789774166594

Edition: 2014

Authors: Miral al-Tahawy, Samah Selim

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Hind, newly arrived in New York with her eight-year-old son, several suitcases of unfinished manuscripts, and hardly any English, finds a room in a Brooklyn teeming with people like her who dream of becoming writers.As she discovers the various corners of her new home, they conjure up parallel memories from her childhood and her small Bedouin village in the Nile Delta: Emilia who sells used shoes at the flea market smells like Zeinab, the old woman who worked for Hind's grandfather; the reflection of her own body as she dances tango awakens the awkwardness of her relationship to that body across the years; the story of Lilette, the Egyptian bourgeoise who has lost her memory, prompts Hind…    
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Book details

List price: $15.95
Copyright year: 2014
Publisher: American University in Cairo Press
Publication date: 2/15/2014
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 188
Size: 7.80" wide x 4.90" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 0.462
Language: English