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Hamilton, Omar Robert

Summary: "A debut novel that captures the experience of the Egyptian revolution like no news report could. The City Always Wins is a remarkable novel from the psychological heart of a revolution. From the communal highs of pitched night battles against the police in Cairo to the solitary lows of defeated exile in New York, Omar Robert Hamilton's debut is a unique immersion in one of the key chapters of...

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Publisher / Publication Date: MCD 2017

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Rufin, Jean-Christophe.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Norton 1999

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC RUF

Bilal, Parker

Summary: When the Coptic community of Cairo is implicated in a series of child murders in the summer of 2001, Sudanese private investigator Makana fears an increase in religious tensions and identifies links to a woman with a dangerous secret.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Bloomsbury 2013

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC BIL

Bilal, Parker

Summary: Hired to investigate the disappearance of a university student who may have become involved in political activities, Makana is drawn by a gruesome murder into an ethnic rivalry and gang war among young men from South Sudan.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Bloomsbury 2016

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC BIL

Bilal, Parker

Summary: When a surveillance job leads private investigator Makana to the murder of a teenage girl, he and a woman named Zahra search for justice in a country where the authorities can be willing to turn a blind eye to apparent honor killings.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Bloomsbury 2014

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC BIL

Doller, Trish

Summary: When her mother has the chance to establish an eye clinic for the poor in Cairo, Egypt, seventeen-year-old Caroline reluctantly gives up her plans for a summer spent with her best friend and boyfriend and instead moves to Cairo, where she encounters a culture and city that enchant her and a charming boy who challenges her thoughts on love, faith, and privilege.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Simon Pulse 2017

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Steinhauer, Olen.

Summary: "Sophie Kohl is living her worst nightmare. Minutes after she confesses to her husband, Emmett, a mid-level diplomat at the American embassy in Hungary, that she had an affair while they were in Cairo, he is shot in the head and killed. Stan Bertolli, a Cairo-based CIA agent, has fielded his share of midnight calls. But his heart skips a beat when, this time, he hears the voice of the only...

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Publisher / Publication Date: St Martins Pr 2014

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC STE

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC STE

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1 available in Adult, Call number: Fiction Steinhauer 2014

Thomas, Rosie

Summary: Octogenarian Iris Black bonds with her teenage granddaughter, Ruby, who has run away from a difficult relationship with her mother in England to seek refuge in Cairo.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Overlook Press 2016

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC THO

Lukas, Michael David

Summary: "Joseph, a literature student at Berkeley, is the son of a Jewish mother and a Muslim father. One day, a mysterious package arrives on his doorstep, pulling him into a mesmerizing adventure to uncover the tangled history that binds the two sides of his family"--Amazon.com.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Spiegel & Grau 2018

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Marsh, Carole.

Summary: Mimi, Papa, Grant and Christina find themselves in Egypt trying to solve a mystery involving a missing mummy, a curse and a mad archaeologist.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Gallopade International/Carole Marsh Books 2006

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1 available in Juvenile- Series, Call number: J Fiction Marsh 2006

Dixon, Franklin W.

Summary: Frank and Joe try to solve a murder in Egypt possibly committed over a map to a precious golden mummy.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Aladdin Paperbacks 2005

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2 available in Juvenile Fiction Series, Call number: J FIC DIX

Peters, Elizabeth.

Summary: Amelia Peabody, that indomitable product of the Victorian age, embarks on her first Egyptian adventure armed with unshakable self-confidence, a journal to record her thoughts, and, of course, a sturdy umbrella. Along the way, she meets up with Evelyn Barton-Forbes, the Emerson brothers, and a lively mummy. How Amelia arranges all to her satisfaction is just one of the pleasures of theis...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Blackstone Audiobooks 2000

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Coonts, Stephen

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Publisher / Publication Date: St. Martin's Press 2003

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC COO

Chakraborty, S. A.

Summary: "The sequel to S. A. Chakraborty's brilliantly imagined fantasy The City of Brass, which #1 New York Times bestelling author Sabaa Tahir called "the best adult fantasy I've read since The Name of the Wind", in which a young con artist drawn into the kingdom of the djinn must navigate her way through their dangerous world of magic, court politics, and ever-shifting alliances"--

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Publisher / Publication Date: Harper Voyager, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers 2019

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Mahfuz, Najib

Summary: The first book of the Cairo Trilogy recreates turn-of-the-century Cairo, with characters who are simultaneously disciplined and sensual.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Anchor Books/Doubleday 1991

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC MAH

Bilal, Parker.

Summary: "The ancient city of Cairo is a feverish tangle of the old and the new, of the superrich and the desperately poor, with inequality and corruption everywhere. It's a place where grudges and long-buried secrets can fester, and where people can disappear in the blink of an eye. Makana, a former Sudanese police inspector forced to flee to Cairo, is now struggling to make ends meet as a private...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Bloomsbury USA 2012

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC BIL

Maḥfūẓ, Najīb

Summary: Never has Nobel Prize-winner Naguib Mahfouz's talent for rich and luxurious storytelling been more evident than in this outstanding novel, first published in Arabic in 1947. One of his most popular books (and considered by many to be one of his best), Midaq Alley centers around the residents of one of the teeming back alleys of Cairo.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Doubleday 1992

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Bilal, Parker

Summary: In Cairo, private investigator Makana is called into the office of his new client, a powerful art dealer known as Kasabian. Kasabian wants him to track down a famous painting that went missing from Baghdad during the US invasion. All the dealer can tell Makana is that the piece was smuggled into Egypt by an Iraqi war criminal who doesn't want to be found. The world of art is a far cry from the...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Bloomsbury 2015

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC BIL