Summary: "Having emigrated to America years before, a nameless memoirist now residing in Illinois receives word that his estranged father, whom he has not spoken to in fourteen years, is dying. Leaving his wife and their three children, he returns to Jerusalem and to his hometown of Tira in Palestine to be by his family's side. But few are happy to see him back and, geographically and emotionally...
Publisher / Publication Date: Grove Press 2020
Copies Available at Peninsula1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC QAS
Summary: A young Arab journalist returns to his hometown -- an Arab village within Israel -- where his already vexed sense of belonging is forced to crisis when the village becomes a pawn in the never-ending power struggle that is the Middle East. Hoping to reclaim the simplicity of life among kin, the prodigal son returns home to find that nothing is as he remembers: everything is smaller, the people...
Publisher / Publication Date: Black Cat 2006
Copies Available at Woodmere1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 892.437 QAS
Summary: Gifted Eyad, a Palestinian Israeli boy, is given the chance to go to a prestigious Jewish boarding school in Jerusalem. As he desperately tries to fit in with his Jewish schoolmates and within Israeli society, Eyad develops a friendship with another outsider, Jonathan, a boy suffereing from muscular dystrophy, and gradually becomes part of the home Jonathan shares with his mother, Edna. After...
Format: moving image
Publisher / Publication Date: 2015
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Summary: A highly respected Jerusalemite attorney embarks on a jealous search for his wife's ex-lover upon finding a love letter in her handwriting tucked inside a used Tolstoy book.
Publisher / Publication Date: Grove Press 2012