The Resource It's easier to reach heaven than the end of the street: : a Jerusalem memoir, Emma Williams, (ebook)

It's easier to reach heaven than the end of the street: : a Jerusalem memoir, Emma Williams, (ebook)

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It's easier to reach heaven than the end of the street: : a Jerusalem memoir
Title
It's easier to reach heaven than the end of the street:
Title remainder
a Jerusalem memoir
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Emma Williams
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Language
eng
Summary
A deeply affecting memoir and a unique contribution to our understanding of the Palestinian-Israeli conflictIn August 2000 Emma Williams arrived with her three small children in Jerusalem to join her husband and to work as a doctor. A month later, the second Palestinian intifada erupted. For the next three years, she was to witness an astonishing series of events in which hundreds of thousands of lives, including her own, were turned upside down. Williams lived on the very border of East and West Jerusalem, working with Palestinians in Ramallah during the day and spending evenings with Israelis in Tel Aviv. Weaving personal stories and conversations with friends and colleagues into the long and fraught political background, Williams' powerful memoir brings to life the realities of the Palestinian-Israeli conflict. She vividly recalls giving birth to her fourth child during the siege of Bethlehem and her horror when a suicide bomber blew his own head into the schoolyard where her children played each day. Understanding in her judgment, yet unsparing in her honesty, Williams exposes the humanity, as well as the hypocrisy at the heart of both sides' experiences. Anyone wanting to understand this intractable and complex dispute will find this unique account a refreshing and an illuminating read
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Midwest
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Williams, Emma
Dewey number
  • 956.05/3092
  • B
  • 956.9442054092
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Literary form
non fiction
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  • Arab-Israeli conflict
  • Williams, Emma
  • Americans
  • Electronic books
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adult
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It's easier to reach heaven than the end of the street: : a Jerusalem memoir, Emma Williams, (ebook)
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1 online resource
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  • online
  • electronic
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9781623710132
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(electronic bk.)
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MWT11778283
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remote
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11778283
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MWT11778283
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
It's easier to reach heaven than the end of the street: : a Jerusalem memoir, Emma Williams, (ebook)
Link
Publication
Color
multicolored
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781623710132
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Publisher number
MWT11778283
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
11778283
System control number
MWT11778283
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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