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Diana Abu-Jaber
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Diana Abu-Jaber is the author of Crescent, which was awarded the 2004 PEN Center USA Award for Literary Fiction and the Before Columbus Foundation’s American Book Award and was named one of the twenty best novels of 2003 by The Christian Science Monitor, and Arabian Jazz, which won the 1994 Oregon Book Award and was nominated for the PEN/Faulkner Award. She teaches at Portland State University and divides her time between Portland and Miami.

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The Language of Baklava

Written by Diana Abu-Jaber


Format: Trade Paperback, 352 pages
Publisher: Anchor
On Sale: March 14, 2006
Price: $15.95

From the acclaimed author of Crescent, called “radiant, wise, and passionate” by the Chicago Tribune, here is a vibrant, humorous memoir of growing up with a gregarious Jordanian father who loved to cook. Diana Abu-Jaber weaves the story of her life in upstate New York and in Jordan around vividly remembered... Read more >
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The Language of Baklava

Written by Diana Abu-Jaber


Format: eBook, 352 pages
Publisher: Anchor
On Sale: December 18, 2007
Price: $11.99

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