Children of the Roojme: A Family's Journey from Lebanon

Children of the Roojme: A Family's Journey from Lebanon

by Elmaz Abinader
     
 

ISBN-10: 0299157342

ISBN-13: 9780299157340

Pub. Date: 12/28/1997

Publisher: University of Wisconsin Press

In this lyrical memoir of her Lebanese-American family, Elmaz Abinader offers a vivid account of uprooted and resettled lives.  Spanning four generations and two continents, Children of the Roojme is the story of a family from the mountains of Lebanon and their emigration to western Pennsylvania. More than that, it bears intimate witness to the

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In this lyrical memoir of her Lebanese-American family, Elmaz Abinader offers a vivid account of uprooted and resettled lives.  Spanning four generations and two continents, Children of the Roojme is the story of a family from the mountains of Lebanon and their emigration to western Pennsylvania. More than that, it bears intimate witness to the hardships of World War I, the disintegrating Ottoman empire, abandonment of centuries-old villages, and the New World conflict between cultural tradition and assimilation.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780299157340
Publisher:
University of Wisconsin Press
Publication date:
12/28/1997
Edition description:
1
Pages:
304
Sales rank:
1,051,769
Product dimensions:
5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.80(d)

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