True Arab Love

True Arab Love

by Issa J. Boullata

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True Arab Love by Issa J. Boullata

Abdallah's encounter with the military governor on the eve of his departure for America opens this collection of stories, and Khalil al-Ibrahami's moving search for his lost fiancée in Jerusalem closes the collection. In between, Issa J. Boullata's stories show what it's like to be an Arab from Syria, Lebanon, Palestine, or Egypt making a new life as an immigrant in Canada or the United States. This is what it is, to be displaced. This is what it is to leave your home and start over in a new country.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781988130071
Publisher: Linda Leith Publishing
Publication date: 09/28/2016
Pages: 92
Product dimensions: 4.80(w) x 7.80(h) x 0.30(d)

About the Author

Born in Jerusalem, Issa J. Boullata taught Arabic studies at Hartford Seminary, Connecticut, and later Arabic literature, Modern Arab Thought, and Qur'anic Studies at McGill University's Institute of Islamic Studies. He is a noted translator of Arabic literature and a contributing editor of Banipal magazine. His memoir, The Bells of Memory: A Palestinian Boyhood in Jerusalem (Linda Leith Publishing, 2014), was shortlisted for the Quebec Writers' Federation Mavis Gallant Prize for Non-Fiction. He lives in Montreal.

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