In Search of Walid Masoud: A Novel

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Syracuse University Press, 2000 - Fiction - 289 pages
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When Palestinian intellectual, Walid Masoud disappears, suspicion arises that he may have gone underground as part of a political movement. Masoud leaves behind a lengthy tape recording which is transcribed by each of his comrades in a series of monologues narrating their own experiences.

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Set in highly politicized postcolonial Palestine, this book, which concerns the disappearance of fictitious Palestinian intellectual Walid Masoud, reads more like a factual account than a novel. The ... Read full review

Contents

Dr Jawad Husni Inherits a Heavy Legacy
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Dr Jawad Husni Starts the Search Partly Guided by the Perspective of Kam Ismail and Ibrahim alHajj Nawfal
25
lssa Nasser Witnesses the Death of Masoud Farhan Having Known Him for Part of His Life
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About the author (2000)

Adnan Haydar is professor of Arabic and comparative literature at the University of Arkansas. He has published many translations from Arabic, including Jabra Ibrahim Jabra's celebrated The Ship.

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