Transit: Beirut: New Writing and Images

Transit: Beirut: New Writing and Images

by Roseanne Saad Khalaf
     
 

ISBN-10: 0863565689

ISBN-13: 9780863565687

Pub. Date: 09/15/2006

Publisher: Saqi Books

A unique anthology of complex urban experience that brings together personal writing, essays, journalism, short stories, photography and animation. Transit Beirut oscillates between sarcastic humour and serious exploration of the tensions and conflicts in a society undergoing reconstruction.  See more details below

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A unique anthology of complex urban experience that brings together personal writing, essays, journalism, short stories, photography and animation. Transit Beirut oscillates between sarcastic humour and serious exploration of the tensions and conflicts in a society undergoing reconstruction.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780863565687
Publisher:
Saqi Books
Publication date:
09/15/2006
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
250
Product dimensions:
7.70(w) x 7.70(h) x 0.50(d)

Table of Contents

Flux
My Lebanese sandwich10
The mouse, the visitor and the man who was killed wearing my clothes24
The conqueror of the dollar28
Place des martyrs30
The garden of the two martyrs36
Red walls46
Navigating
Living between worlds58
Drawing the war68
Benches76
Let's spend the evening in that new restaurant - after all, it's the most American88
Up and down my nose92
The long view96
Suspended
Crossings : Beirut in the Eighties110
Confessions of a tarab addict122
Warmilk132
At home142
Beirut's suburban fringe changes its character : a place of towers in the protection of poverty152
Restless
Sluggish countdown to war158
Hey handsome166
Beirut's athletes celebrate the defeat of cholesterol with flowers and chocolate174
No place like home180
Contributors188

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