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Title Salt houses /
Hala Alyan.
Author Alyan, Hala, 1986- author. (1)
Publisher Hutchinson, London,
Published 2017.
ISBN 9781786330420 (paperback)
1786330423 (paperback)
MARC No ocn992984557
Pages 312 pages : genealogical table ; 22 cm.
Notes "From a dazzling new literary voice, a debut novel about a Palestinian family caught between present and past, between displacement and home ... On the eve of her daughter Alia's wedding, Salma reads the girl's future in a cup of coffee dregs. She sees an unsettled life for Alia and her children; she also sees travel, and luck. While she chooses to keep her predictions to herself that day, they will all soon come to pass when the family is up rooted in the wake of the Six-Day War of 1967. Salma is forced to leave her home in Nablus; Alia's brother gets pulled into a politically militarized world he can't escape; and Alia and her gentle-spirited husband move to Kuwait City, where they reluctantly build a life with their three children. When Saddam Hussein..."
Subject Families Palestine Fiction. (1)
Palestinian Arabs Fiction. (2)
Culture conflict Fiction. (3)
FICTION / Sagas. (11)
Fiction Literary (60)
Historical fiction. (932)
Domestic fiction. (499)
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