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Dates on my fingers / Muhsin Al-Ramli ; translated by Luke Leafgren ; designed by Jon W. Stoy.

Author/Creator:
Ramlī, Muḥsin, author.
Publication:
Cairo, Egypt ; New York, New York : The American University in Cairo Press, 2014.
Format/Description:
Book
1 online resource (203 p.)
Series:
Modern Arabic literature.
Modern Arabic Literature
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Subjects:
Fathers and sons -- Fiction.
Arabic fiction -- Translations into English.
Iraq -- Fiction.
Form/Genre:
Electronic books.
Language:
English
Summary:
Saleem, fed up with all the violence, religiosity, and strict family hierarchies of his Iraqi village, flees to Spain to establish a new life for himself. But his lonely exile is turned upside down when he encounters his father, Noah, in a Madrid nightclub after not seeing him in more than a decade. Noah looks and acts like a new man, and Saleem sets out to discover the mystery of his father's presence in Spain and his altered life. In doing so, he recalls formative moments in Iraq of familial love, war, and the haunting accidental death of his cousin Aliya, Saleem's partner in the hesitant, t
Contents:
Title Page; Copyright Page; Novel; Translator''s Acknowledgments
Notes:
Description based upon print version of record.
Description based on online resource; title from PDF title page (ebrary, viewed September 29, 2014).
Contributor:
Leafgren, Luke, translator.
Stoy, Jon W., designer.
ISBN:
1-61797-553-2
1-61797-552-4
OCLC:
1163531645