The Resource The long way back, (ebook)

The long way back, (ebook)

Label
The long way back
Title
The long way back
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Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
The Long Way Back tells the story of four generations of the same family living in an old house in the Bab al-Shaykh area of Baghdad. Through exquisite layering of the overlapping worlds of the characters, their private conflicts and passions are set against the wider drama of events leading up to the overthrow of prime minister Abd al-Karim Qasim and the initial steps to power of the Baath party in Iraq in 1962-63. The skilful building-up of the characters and their worlds within a brief and clearly determined period of recent history allows for a bold and intelligent portrayal of the ambiguous strengths and weaknesses of Iraqi and wider Arab culture. In addition, the dramatization of the relationships between generations, social groups, and genders is achieved with a mixture of humor, bitter irony, and compassion that identifies it as a great work of Arabic literature
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Midwest
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Takarlī, Fuʼād
Dewey number
892.7/36
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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hoopla digital
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  • Electronic books
  • Baghdad (Iraq)
  • Iraq
Target audience
adult
Label
The long way back, (ebook)
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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
9781617971914
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Publisher number
MWT12166627
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
12166627
System control number
MWT12166627
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
The long way back, (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
9781617971914
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Publisher number
MWT12166627
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
12166627
System control number
MWT12166627
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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