Al-Azraq Bayn Al- Sama wal Ma (The Blue Between Sky and Water) (Arabic, Paperback)


Text in Arabic. 1947: Beit Daras, a rural Palestinian village, is home to the Baraka family oldest daughter Nazmiyeh, brother Mamdouh, dreamy Mariam and their widowed mother. When Israeli forces descend, sending the village up in flames, the family must take the long road to Gaza, in a walk that will test them to their limits. Sixty years later, in America, Mamdouhs granddaughter Nur falls in love with a doctor. Following him to Gaza, she meets Alwan, who will help Nur discover the ties of kinship that transcend distance and even death. Told with raw humanity, The Blue Between Sky and Water is a lyrical, devastatingly beautiful story of a familys relocation, separation, survival and love.

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Text in Arabic. 1947: Beit Daras, a rural Palestinian village, is home to the Baraka family oldest daughter Nazmiyeh, brother Mamdouh, dreamy Mariam and their widowed mother. When Israeli forces descend, sending the village up in flames, the family must take the long road to Gaza, in a walk that will test them to their limits. Sixty years later, in America, Mamdouhs granddaughter Nur falls in love with a doctor. Following him to Gaza, she meets Alwan, who will help Nur discover the ties of kinship that transcend distance and even death. Told with raw humanity, The Blue Between Sky and Water is a lyrical, devastatingly beautiful story of a familys relocation, separation, survival and love.

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Imprint

Hamad Bin Khalifa University Press

Country of origin

Qatar

Release date

2018

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Expected to ship within 12 - 17 working days

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Dimensions

143 x 217 x 21mm (L x W x T)

Format

Paperback

Pages

304

ISBN-13

978-9927118807

Barcode

9789927118807

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LSN

9927118805



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