Back to home page - News From Nowhere Radical & Community Bookshop

News From Nowhere Radical & Community Bookshop

not-for-profit - a workers'co-op - committed to social justice | 96 Bold Street, Liverpool L1 4HY - 0151 708 7270

Haifa Fragments

by Khulud Khamis - £8.99  New Internationalist Publications Ltd (2015)
paperback    ISBN 13: 9781780262598 | ISBN 10: 1780262590

Jewellery designer, Maisoon, wants an ordinary extraordinary life, which isnít easy for a tradition-defying, activist, Palestinian citizen of Israel, who refuses to be crushed by the feeling that she is an unwelcome guest in the land of her ancestors. She volunteers for Machsom Watch, a movement of peace activists who conduct daily observations of IDF (Israel Defense Forces) checkpoints. Frustrated by the apathy of her boyfriend Ziyad and her father Majid - who want her to get on with her life and forget those in the Occupied Territories - she lashes out, only to discover her father isnít the man she thought he was.
 
Raised a Christian, in a relationship was a Muslim man and enamoured with a Palestinian woman from the Occupied Territories, Maisoon must decide her own path.

(Price & availability last checked: November 2015)

The website can't tell you if this book is in the shop or not, sorry - call us or use the enquiry link below to ask

  


In booklists: Writers by Surname - K, World Fiction - Middle East, Political Fiction, World Fiction - Palestine,
In categories: Fiction, World - Middle East, Politics & Philosophy,

© News From Nowhere Co-operative Ltd 2004-2020 | Privacy policy | Contact | return to top of page