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Harper & Row, 1988 - Comics & Graphic Novels - 263 pages
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Anton Shammas chronicles his life as an Israeli Christian Arab, dramatizing the bitter clash of traditions in a village on the Galilee just after 1948 and his search for personal identity, which leads through Paris to its climax in Iowa City

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These two novels reflect the turmoil in the divided land from which they stem. Kaniuk, an Israeli Jew, centers the Arab-Israeli conflict in the mind of a "good Arab,'' the son of an Israeli heroine ... Read full review


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Anton Shammas is Professor of Near Eastern Studies and Comparative Literature at the University of Michigan.

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