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Women of Sand and Myrrh
A Novel
Written by Hanan al-Shaykh

Women of Sand and Myrrh
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Category: Fiction - Literary
Imprint: Anchor
Format: Trade Paperback
Pub Date: July 1992
Price: $15.95
Can. Price: $17.95
ISBN: 978-0-385-42358-8 (0-385-42358-6)
Pages: 288
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The Arab world's leading female novelist tells the story of four women struggling within the confines of a society which treats them to every luxury-but not to freedom. Translated by Catherine Cobham.



ABOUT THE AUTHOR

 
Hanan al-Shaykh was born and raised in Lebanon. She is the author of four novels—Women of Sand and Myrrh, The Story of Zahra, Beirut Blues and Only In London—as well as a collection of short stories, I Sweep the Sun Off Rooftops. She currently lives in London with her husband and two children.





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