The Locust and the Bird

The Locust and the Bird

My Mother's Story

Book - 2009
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In a masterly act of literary transformation, al-Shaykh re-creates the dramatic life of her mother, Kamila. As the narrative unfolds, Kamila transforms from a spirited child in 1930s Beirut to a strong, demanding, and captivating woman who had lived her life to the very fullest.
Publisher: New York : Pantheon Books, c2009.
Edition: 1st American ed.
ISBN: 9780307378200
Characteristics: 302 p. : ill. ; 22 cm.


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