The story of Zahra

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Publisher:
Anchor Books,
Pub. Date:
1994.
Language:
English
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With more than 21,000 copies in print of Women Of Sand And Myrrh, and more than 15,000 copies ofThe Story Of Zahra, Hanan al-Shaykh is the best known and most admired woman writer of the Arab world. The paperback publication ofZahra will bring this passionate and courageous novel to a much larger group of readers. Its haunting story of a young Lebanese woman who attempts to stem the violence in Beirut by initiating a sexual liaison with a sniper has "lifted the corner of a dark curtain" (Sunday Telegraph ) from a world that fascinates us all.
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03854720641000
9780385471305
9780385472067
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