Ladies of the Dance
by May Mansoor Munn and Jeff Mansoor and Ann Walton Sieber


Overview - Set in 1967, Ladies of the Dance follows the story of Alya, a 28-year-old teacher, and her brother, Omar, who manages the family's hotel, in Beit Nuba, a Palestinian town under Jordanian rule. The novel is a tapestry of scenes and characters - Palestinians, Israelis, British, American - evoking a world of sounds, sights, smells: how it feels to walk down a street in Jerusalem, the mixture of private and political concerns as the tension builds in the days leading up to the Six-Day War.  Read more...

 
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Overview
Set in 1967, Ladies of the Dance follows the story of Alya, a 28-year-old teacher, and her brother, Omar, who manages the family's hotel, in Beit Nuba, a Palestinian town under Jordanian rule. The novel is a tapestry of scenes and characters - Palestinians, Israelis, British, American - evoking a world of sounds, sights, smells: how it feels to walk down a street in Jerusalem, the mixture of private and political concerns as the tension builds in the days leading up to the Six-Day War. Ladies is infused with an underlying belief in the "universality of our human longings - regardless of ethnicity, religion, or politics."


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  • ISBN-13: 9780985783211
  • ISBN-10: 0985783214
  • Publisher: Mansoor Munn
  • Publish Date: March 2013
  • Page Count: 336
  • Dimensions: 9 x 6 x 0.7 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 0.99 pounds


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