The Crescent Moon

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Vantage Press, Inc, Apr 11, 2007 - Biography & Autobiography - 435 pages
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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Contents

The House That Abu Muhammad Built
1
Munas Hijab and Ancient History
22
The Hunt
39
Life in the Village
53
The Missionary School
74
Rashids Homecoming and Elections
87
The Sacred Month of Ramadan
100
The Fountain and Spring Planting
131
Ahmed
199
Busy Summer Days
213
Departure
227
Letters
243
Signing of the Marriage Contract
262
Rashid Leaves for France
284
Hafezs Illness
328
Munas Flight to Tripoli
361

The Trial
144
Muna
179

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