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Brooklyn Heights

Miral al-Tahawy

Brooklyn Heights by Miral al-Tahawy is a novel of displacement and discovery from one of Egypt’s most exciting new voices.

Format
Paperback
ISBN
9780571280056
Date Published
02.05.2013
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Summary

Brooklyn Heights, the fourth novel by award-winning Egyptian author Miral El-Tahawy, revolves around the character of Hend, an Arabic teacher and would-be writer in her late thirties, who emigrates to the United States from Cairo with her eight year old son after the painful break-up of her marriage.

Miralal-Tahawy

Critically acclaimed Egyptian author, Miral al-Tahawy was born in Sharqiya in the Egyptian Delta into a Bedouin family of the al-Hanadi tribe. The youngest of seven children, since 2011 she has been Assistant Professor of Arabic Literature and Middle East/Islamic Studies in the School of International Letters and Cultures (SILC) at Arizona State University. Her previous works The Tent (1998),…

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