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Author Ibn Shatwān, Najwá, author.

Title The slave yards : a novel / Najwa Bin Shatwan ; translated from the Arabic by Nancy Roberts
Edition First edition
Published Syracuse, New York : Syracuse University Press, [2020]


Description 1 online resource
Series Middle East literature in translation
Middle East literature in translation.
Summary "Set in nineteenth-century Ottoman North Africa, The Slave Yards is a heartrending and unexpected love story whose riveting events draw readers into a matrix of social, political, sexual and religious themes that open a window for us into a dark, untold chapter of Libyan history"-- Provided by publisher
Analysis Middle Eastern Philology
Notes "This book was originally published in Arabic as Zarayib al-Abid (Beirut: Dar al-Saqi, 2016)"--Title page verso
Online resource; title from digital title page (viewed on May 15, 2020)
Subject Slave trade -- Libya -- Fiction
Families -- Fiction
Arabic fiction -- 21st century
FICTION -- Literary.
Arabic fiction
Slave trade
Libya -- Fiction
Genre/Form Fiction
Form Electronic book
Author Roberts, Nancy N., translator.
LC no. 2020004525
ISBN 0815655096
Other Titles Zarāyib al-ʻabīd. English