Overview:My Name is Adam: Children of the Ghetto Volume I - "Khoury is one of the greatest writers of our times and perhaps the greatest Arabic-language writer of this generation, definite Nobel Prize material" Avraham Burg, HaaretzWho is Adam Dannoun?Until a few months before his death in a fire in his New York apartment - a consequence of smoking in bed - he thought he knew.But an encounter with Blind Mahmoud, a father figure from his childhood, changed all that. From Mahmoud he learned the terrible truth behind his birth, a truth withheld from him for fifty-seven years by the woman he thought was his mother.This discovery leads Adam to investigate what exactly happened in 1948 in Palestine in the city of Lydda where he was born: the massacre, the forced march into the wilderness and the corralling of those citizens who did not flee into what the Israeli soldiers and their Palestinian captives came to refer to as the Ghetto.The stories he collects speak of bravery, ingenuity and resolve in the face of unimaginable hardship. Saved from the flames that claimed him, they are his lasting and crucial testament.Translated from the Arabic by Humphrey Davies

This book is on page /47df93bdff6ee0e8dc5bc4a08409d9a8/book/1603726157-9780857057518. It was written by the following authors: Elias Khoury, Humphrey Davies. Book My Name is Adam: Children of the Ghetto Volume I, which can be read online, published by the company: Quercus Publishing. Other books on similar topics can be found in sections: Fiction. The book was published on 2018-10-11 00:00:00. It has 448 pages and is published in Paperback format and weight 448 g. File for download My Name is Adam: Children of the Ghetto Volume I has PDF format and is called my-name-is-adam-children-of-the-ghetto-volume-i.pdf. Other books you can download below. Our ilciancino.it site is not responsible for the content of PDF files.


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