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Hanan Al-Shaykh
Birth date: November 12, 1945
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UNICORN PORN FOR ALL rated it 8 years ago
You know what'd be cool is to have a couple different editions of this to flip around in. I only have one so far. That's pathetic.
Bettie's Books
Bettie's Books rated it 12 years ago
New York, 2001 - As Hanan al-Shaykh travels through the streets of Manhattan to her daughter's wedding her mind is elsewhere. Remembering her own secret ceremony some thirty years ago, her thoughts turn to her mother, Kamila, who was sacrificed into marriage: her absent mother who, in recent, reconc...
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Unabridged Chick rated it 16 years ago
Set in an unnamed country in the Mid East, this novel follows the lives of four women: Suha, Nur, Suzanne, and Tamr. Each woman is affected by the conservative Muslim culture they live in, but react in four distinctly different ways. Suha--Lebanese born and educated--chafes at the restrictions she f...
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