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Title Dinarzad's children : an anthology of contemporary Arab American fiction / edited by Pauline Kaldas and Khaled Mattawa
Edition Second edition
Published Fayetteville : University of Arkansas Press, 2009
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Description 1 online resource (xx, 404 pages)
Contents I. First generation: The new world / Susan Muaddi Darraj -- Airport / Pauline Kaldas -- In-country / Rabih Alameddine -- Easy to say / Sahar Mustafah -- How we are bound / Patricia Sarrafian Ward; II. Cross-cultural encounters: News from Phoenix / Joseph Geha -- Edge of rock / May Mansoor Munn -- Manar of Hama / Mohja Kahf -- Salad lady / Rawi Hage -- Coal bin / D.H. Melhem -- My Elizabeth / Diana Abu-Jaber ; III. Relationships: Oh, Lebanon / Evelyn Shakir -- And what else? / Joseph Geha -- Stage directions for an extended conversation / Yussef El Guindi -- The wedding night / Zahie El Kouri -- Distances / Hedy Habra ; IV. Politics: Hair, prayer, and men / Laila Halaby -- Ohio / Yussef El Guindi -- Maryam and Marisa / David Williams -- It's not about that / Samia Serageldin ; V. Looking homeward: A day at the beach / Alia Yunis -- How I became my mother's daughter / Laila Lalami -- Mariam / Hedy Habra -- Sugar in Amman / Amal Masri ; VI. Shaping identities: Lost in freakin' Yonkers / Randa Jarrar -- He had dreamed of returning / Pauline Kaldas -- First snow / Khaled Mattawa -- The fifty-foot woman / Nabeel Abraham -- The Lebanon-Detroit Express / Alia Yunis -- The American way / Frances Khirallah Noble
Summary Pauline Kaldas is assistant professor of English and creative writing at Hollins University. She was born in Egypt and immigrated to the United States in 1969. She is the author of Letters from Cairo and Egyptian Compass. Khaled Mattawa, a 2014 MacArthur fellow, is associate professor Department of English Language and Literature at the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor. He was born in Libya and immigrated to the United States in 1979. He is the author of four books of poetry and a number of translations of contemporary Arab poetry. His work has won two Pushcart Prizes, a Guggenheim Fellowship,
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 401-404)
Subject American fiction -- Arab American authors.
American fiction -- 20th century.
American fiction -- 21st century.
Arab Americans -- Fiction.
Short stories, American.
Genre/Form Fiction.
Form Electronic book
Author Abraham, Nabeel. Fifty-foot woman
Abu-Jaber, Diana. My Elizabeth
Alameddine, Rabih. In-country
Darraj, Susan Muaddi. New world
El Guindi, Yussef. Ohio
El Guindi, Yussef. Stage directions for an extended conversation
El Kouri, Zahie. Wedding night
Geha, Joseph. And what else?
Geha, Joseph. News from Phoenix
Habra, Hedy. Distances
Habra, Hedy. Mariam
Hage, Rawi. Salad lady
Halaby, Laila. Hair, prayer, and men
Jarrar, Randa. Lost in freakin' Yonkers
Kahf, Mohja, 1967- Manar of Hama
Kaldas, Pauline, 1961-
Kaldas, Pauline, 1961- Airport
Kaldas, Pauline, 1961- He had dreamed of returning
Lalami, Laila, 1968- How I became my mother's daughter
Masri, Amal. Sugar, in Amman
Mattawa, Khaled.
Mattawa, Khaled. First snow
Melhem, D. H. Coal bin
Munn, May Mansoor. Edge of rock
Mustafah, Sahar. Easy to say
Noble, Frances Khirallah. American way
Serageldin, Samia. It's not about that
Shakir, Evelyn, 1938- Oh, Lebanon
Ward, Patricia Sarrafian, 1969- How we are bound
Williams, David, 1953 June 18- Maryam and Marisa
Yunis, Alia. Day at the beach
Yunis, Alia. Lebanon-Detroit Express
LC no. 2010513066
ISBN 1610751264 (electronic bk.)
9781610751261 (electronic bk.)