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Laila Halaby

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Once in a Promised Land
A Novel
Written by Laila Halaby


Format: Trade Paperback, 352 pages
Publisher: Beacon Press
On Sale: January 15, 2008
Price: $24.00

They say there was or there wasn’t in olden times a story as old as life, as young as this moment, a story that is yours and is mine.

Once in a Promised Land is the story of Jassim and Salwa, who left the deserts of their native Jordan for those... Read more >
Also available as an eBook.

Once in a Promised Land
A Novel
Written by Laila Halaby


Format: eBook
Publisher: Beacon Press
On Sale: January 15, 2007
Price: $24.00

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Also available as a trade paperback.

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West of the Jordan
A Novel
Written by Laila Halaby


Format: Trade Paperback, 232 pages
Publisher: Beacon Press
On Sale: June 15, 2003
Price: $17.00

This is a brilliant and revelatory first novel by a woman who is both an Arab and an American, who speaks with both voices and understands both worlds. Through the narratives of four cousins at the brink of maturity, Laila Halaby immerses her readers in the lives, friendships, and loves of... Read more >
Also available as an eBook.

West of the Jordan
A Novel
Written by Laila Halaby


Format: eBook
Publisher: Beacon Press
On Sale: June 15, 2003
Price: $17.00

Read more >
Also available as a trade paperback.
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