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Suad Amiry
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Suad Amiry is an architect and the founder and director of RIWAQ, Centre for Architectural Conservation, in Ramallah. She grew up in Amman, Damascus, Beirut, and Cairo, and studied architecture at the American University of Beirut and at the universities of Michigan and Edinburgh. Amiry participated in the 1991–1993 Israeli-Palestinian peace negotiations in Washington, D.C., and from 1994 to 1996 was assistant deputy minister and director general of the Ministry of Culture in Palestine. She is the author of several books on architecture and was awarded Italy’s Viareggio-Versilia Prize in 2004 for this book. She lives in Ramallah.

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Sharon and My Mother-in-Law
Ramallah Diaries
Written by Suad Amiry


Format: eBook, 224 pages
Publisher: Anchor
On Sale: December 18, 2007
Price: $11.99

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Sharon and My Mother-in-Law
Ramallah Diaries
Written by Suad Amiry


Format: Trade Paperback, 224 pages
Publisher: Anchor
On Sale: September 19, 2006
Price: $15.95

“Perhaps one day I may forgive you for putting us under curfew for forty-two days, but I will never forgive you for making us live with my mother-in-law for what seemed, then, more like forty-two years.”

Irreverent, darkly funny, unexpected, and very unlike any other writing on the Palestinian-Israeli conflict, Sharon and... Read more >
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