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On Sale: April 10, 2013
Pages: 288 | ISBN: 978-0-307-83112-5
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A powerful and moving novel, by the Arab worlds  leading woman novelist, about four women coping  with the insular, oppressive society of an unnamed  desert state.
Hanan al-Shaykh

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Hanan al-Shaykh, an award-winning journalist, novelist, and playwright, is the author of the short story collection I Sweep the Sun off Rooftops; the novels The Story of Zahra, Women of Sand and Myrrh, Beirut Blues, and Only in London; and a memoir about her mother, The Locust and the Bird. She was raised in Beirut, educated in Cairo, and lives in London.

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"A gifted and  courageous writer."--Middle Eastern  International

  • Women of Sand and Myrrh by Hanan al-Shaykh
  • July 01, 1992
  • Fiction - Literary
  • Anchor
  • $15.95
  • 9780385423588

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