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Damascus: Taste of a City (Armchair Traveler)

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Rafik Schami lived in Damascus for twenty-five years before going into exile and becoming a prize-winning novelist. But he never forgot Damascus, the Pearl of the Orient, the city he loves most in the world. This beautifully written journey around the city is alive with its colors and smells and tells of the yearning of exile.

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A culinary guide to the old city of Damascus with many recipes

Synopsis:

Seeing, feeling, tasting, smelling and hearing - if you join Rafiq Shami andhis sister Marie Fadel on a stroll through their native Damascus, you will discoverthis Queen of the Orient with all your senses.

About the Author

Rafik Schami was born in the Syrian capital Damascus in 1946, where he founded a newspaper Al-Muntalek displayed on the walls of the old city. In 1971 he emigrated to Germany and then in 1980 founded the literary group 'Südwind' (South wind) and a multi-cultural organisation called 'PoLiKunst-Verein'. He received several literary prizes including the Hermann- Marie Fadel is the sister of Rafik Schami and lives in Damascus.

Product Details

ISBN:
9781904950301
Author:
Fadel, Marie
Publisher:
Haus Pub.
Translator:
Marmor, Debra S.
Translator:
Danner, Herbert A.
Author:
Schami, Rafik
Subject:
Essays & Travelogues
Subject:
Middle East - General
Subject:
Travel Writing-General
Edition Description:
Trade Cloth
Series:
Armchair Traveller
Publication Date:
20060531
Binding:
HARDCOVER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
309
Dimensions:
6.6 x 5 x 1.2 in 16 oz

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