The Resource Pay no heed to the rockets : life in contemporary Palestine, Marcello Di Cintio, (ebook)

Pay no heed to the rockets : life in contemporary Palestine, Marcello Di Cintio, (ebook)

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Pay no heed to the rockets : life in contemporary Palestine
Title
Pay no heed to the rockets
Title remainder
life in contemporary Palestine
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Marcello Di Cintio
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Language
eng
Summary
A look at life in contemporary Palestine through the lens of its literary culture Marcello Di Cintio first visited Palestine in 1999, and as with most outsiders, the narrative he knew was one defined by unending struggle, a near-Sisyphean curse of stories of oppression, exile, and occupation. In Pay No Heed to the Rockets, he reveals a more complex story-the Palestinian experience as seen through the lens of authors, books, and literature. Using the form of a political-literary travelogue, he explores what literature means to modern Palestinians and how Palestinians make sense of the conflict between a rich imaginative life and the daily tedium and violence of survival. Taking the long route through the West Bank, into Jerusalem, across Israel, and finally into Gaza, he meets with poets, authors, librarians, and booksellers to learn about Palestine through their eyes, and through the story of their stories. Di Cintio travels through the rich cultural and literary heritage of Palestine. It's there that he uncovers a humanity, and a beauty, often unnoticed by news media. At the seventieth anniversary of the Arab-Israeli War, Pay No Heed to the Rockets tells a fresh story about Palestine, one that begins with art rather than war
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Midwest
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1973-
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Di Cintio, Marcello
Dewey number
956.9405/5
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
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dictionaries
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hoopla digital
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  • Di Cintio, Marcello
  • Arabic literature
  • Literature and society
  • Literature and society
  • Palestinian Arabs
  • Palestinian Arabs
  • Palestinian Arabs in literature
  • Arab-Israeli conflict
  • Electronic books
  • West Bank
  • Gaza
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adult
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Pay no heed to the rockets : life in contemporary Palestine, Marcello Di Cintio, (ebook)
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rdacarrier
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multicolored
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txt
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unknown
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1 online resource
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  • online
  • electronic
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9781640090828
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(electronic bk.)
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computer
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rdamedia
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MWT12158741
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remote
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12158741
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MWT12158741
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
Pay no heed to the rockets : life in contemporary Palestine, Marcello Di Cintio, (ebook)
Link
Publication
Distribution
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781640090828
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Publisher number
MWT12158741
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
12158741
System control number
MWT12158741
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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