The Locust and the Bird: My Mother's Story
Publish date: August 25th 2009
Pages no: 320
Edition language: English
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...