Return to Childhood: The Memoir of a Modern Moroccan Woman

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University of Texas Press, 1998 - Biography & Autobiography - 94 pages
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Leila Abouzeid, author of Year of the Elephant, has translated her childhood memoir into English. Against the background of Morocco's struggle for independence from French colonial rule, Abouzeid charts her deeply personal journey through family conflicts ignited by the country's civil unrest.

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About the author (1998)

LEILA ABOUZEID is the author of two novels, as well as memoirs and many other stories. She lives in Rabat, Morocco, where she is in demand as a commentator on both radio and television. Her work has been translated into English, German, Dutch, and Urdu.

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