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A Face Like the Moon : Stories
by Mina Athanassious


Overview - A Face Like the Moon is the debut short story collection from Coptic Canadian writer Mina Athanassious. The eight stories in this book revolve around the world of young Coptic children living in urban and rural areas of Egypt. "All Good Things Thrown Away" delves into Egypt's notorious "Garbage City" and the lives of Cairo's garbage collectors.  Read more...

 
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Overview
A Face Like the Moon is the debut short story collection from Coptic Canadian writer Mina Athanassious. The eight stories in this book revolve around the world of young Coptic children living in urban and rural areas of Egypt. "All Good Things Thrown Away" delves into Egypt's notorious "Garbage City" and the lives of Cairo's garbage collectors. The title story moves to a small remote village in southern Egypt where a young ten-year-old boy struggles with a family tragedy. All together, Athanassious's debut collection of short stories offers a truly remarkable and moving look at the lives of Coptic children coming of age in Egypt and marks a bold and original new voice in Canadian fiction.

 
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  • ISBN-13: 9781771613392
  • ISBN-10: 1771613394
  • Publisher: Mosaic Press
  • Publish Date: September 2018
  • Page Count: 184
  • Dimensions: 8.3 x 5.4 x 0.4 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 0.3 pounds


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