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West of the Jordan: A Novel by Laila Halaby [in AsianWeek]

West of the JordanA poetic first novel with some amazing images (“ … try to remember the wisdoms you unpacked that life scattered around your living room,” the author’s prologue begins) by an Arab American about four cousins living different lives in the West Bank, in Jordan, and in the United States, trying to navigate cultures, expectations, and their own dreams.

Review: “New and Notable Books,” AsianWeek, August 1, 2003

Readers: Adult

Published: 2003


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