The Crescent Moon
Abu Muhammad built a great house outside the village on the foothills of Akkar, Lebanon, where he raised his sons and daughters. His main concern: to see his daughters married and his sons independent and successful. The epic story of the house of Abu Muhammad, The Crescent Moon presents a detailed portrait of all aspects of Arab life while weaving Arab history, both before and after World War I, into the story of one family.
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The House That Abu Muhammad Built
Munas Hijab and Ancient History
Life in the Village
The Missionary School
Rashids Homecoming and Elections
The Sacred Month of Ramadan
The Fountain and Spring Planting
Busy Summer Days
Signing of the Marriage Contract
Rashid Leaves for France
Munas Flight to Tripoli
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