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Saboreando el Cielo: Una Infancia Palestina = Tasting the Sky (Bambu Vivencias)

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A powerful and groundbreaking memoir set in Ramallah during the aftermath of the 1967 Six-Day War, this work captures what it is like to be a child whose world is shattered by war. Candid and courageous, it stitches together the haunting memories of the narrators life: the fear and confusion felt as bombs explode near her home and she is separated from her family, the harshness of life as a Palestinian refugee, and her unexpected joy when she discovers the first letter of the Arabic alphabet. As language becomes her refuge, she begins to piece together the fragments of her splintered world.

 Una biografía conmovedora y vanguardista ambientado en Ramala a finales de la Guerra de los Seis Días, este relato captura lo que es ser una niña cuyo mundo está trastornado por la guerra. Sincero y valiente, reúne las memorias evocadoras de la juventud de la narradora: el temor y la confusión que sentía cuando caen bombas cerca de su casa y ella es separada de su familia, la dureza de la vida como una refugiada palestina y su gozo imprevisible al descubrir la primera letra del alfabeto árabe. A la medida que el lenguaje se convierte en su refugio, ella comienza a construir pieza por pieza su mundo astillado.

About the Author

Ibtisam Barakat is an author, a poet, and an educator. She taught language ethics at Stephens College and is the founder of the Write Your Life seminars. She lives in Columbia, Missouri.

Product Details

ISBN:
9788483430705
Author:
Barakat, Ibtisam
Publisher:
Bambu
Translator:
Santamaria, Arturo Peral
Subject:
People & Places - Middle East
Subject:
Biography & Autobiography : General
Edition Description:
Trade Paper
Series:
Bambu Vivencias
Publication Date:
20100531
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
from 7
Language:
Spanish
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
208
Dimensions:
8.10x5.60x.60 in. .70 lbs.
Age Level:
from 12

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