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Zeitoun - Dave Eggers
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3.92 355
Format: hardcover
ISBN: 9781934781630 (1934781630)
Publisher: McSweeney's
Pages no: 342
Edition language: English
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3.0 زيتون
عن طريق عيون عائلة زيتون السوري الأصل نرصد الحياة في نيو أورلينز خلال و بعد إعصار كاترينا الشهير ،الرواية مستمدة من وقائع حقيقية لذلك فلن أخوض في تفاصيلها ، و يفضل أن لا تقرأ ما خلف الكتاب إلا بعد أن تنتهي منها ، لكني سأتوقف عند نقطتين النقطة الأولي وهي النظام الأمريكي وطريقة تعامله مع الأزمات و خاص...
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2.0 Zeitoun
I do not think I am the one to judge this book. I am not an American. I am not a Muslim. I am not religious and lack the faith spoken of in this book. Furthermore, I do not think this book adequately looks at what happened before, during and after Katrina. It studies one family’s experiences, only t...
michaelbelis rated it
This book is wonderfully hard to read. This a story of a man, at a point in time and the horror of everything that went wrong. The injustice and the fears the shortsightedness that lead to people basic rights just being swiped aside. But we are in the future and things change and current charges of...
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I got this book for my Kindle from a local library, not knowing much about it. Because of this, I assumed it was fiction, and it was only very slowly--as I began to see photograph after photograph--that I suspected it was based on a real story. I think it was more powerful to read the book in this w...
This is the third Eggers book I've read and they've all been really readable. I like reading them.The others were Heartbreaking Work and What is the What, and all of them have been about things that are true.Zeitoun is fuckin' horrifying. It's about a Syrian emigrant to the US who chooses to stay in...
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