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Embrace on Brooklyn Bridge - Ezzedine C. Fishere

30-03-2017

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Publisher: The American University in Cairo Press

Embrace on Brooklyn Bridge

Embrace on Brooklyn Bridge
A rich and sensitive novel about loss and alienation, about life lived in exile, and about the search for home, shortlisted for the Arabic Booker

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On the eve of Salma's twenty-first birthday, friends and family travel to New York for a celebration reluctantly organized by her grandfather Darwish. As the guests make their way to the party, each journey takes on a greater significance than a simple trip to the city, as they find themselves examining their pasts, their relationships to one another, and to the country in which they live. Between Cairo and New York, Embrace on Brooklyn Bridge paints a vivid portrait of a fragmented Arab-American family, one struggling to become whole again and to let go of the past.

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The American University in Cairo Press

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Number of Pages 176

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"Embrace on Brooklyn Bridge is a remarkable novel for its style, its plot, and its reach into the experience of straddling two worlds and two states of being."Banipal"Ezzedine Choukri Fishere ... taking his literary career to new heights."--Egypt Independent
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