19 Varieties of Gazelle Poems of the Middle East

ISBN-10: 0060097655
ISBN-13: 9780060097653
Authors: Naomi Shihab Nye, Naomi S. Nye
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"Tell me how to live so many lives at once ..." Fowzi, who beats everyone at dominoes; Ibtisam, who wanted to be a doctor; Abu Mahmoud, who knows every eggplant and peach in his West Bank garden; mysterious Uncle Mohammed, who moved to the mountain; a girl in a red sweater dangling a book bag; children in velvet dresses who haunt the candy bowl at the party; Baba Kamalyari, age 71; Mr. Dajani and his swans; Sitti Khadra, who never lost her peace inside. Maybe they have something to tell us. Naomi Shihab Nye has been writing about being Arab-American, about Jerusalem, about the West Bank, about family all her life. These new and collected poems of the Middle East -- sixty in all --…    

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Binding: Hardcover Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers Number of pages: 160 Dimensions: 5.24" wide x 7.44" long x 0.71" tall Weight: 0.528 lbs. Language: English