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Author Rihani, Ameen Fares, 1876-1940, author.

Title The heart of Lebanon : brief excursions into our mountains and history / Ameen Rihani ; translated from the Arabic by Roger Allen
Edition First edition
Published Syracuse, New York : Syracuse University Press, 2021
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Description 1 online resource : illustrations
Series Middle East literature in translation
Middle East literature in translation.
Contents Foreword to the English Translation / May Rihani -- On the Names of People and Places / Roger Allen -- Introduction to the 1975 Edition / Ameen Albert Rihani -- First Journey: To the Cedars -- Second Journey: Wherever the Road Wishes -- Third Journey: Jbeil Country (Byblos) -- Fourth Journey: The Cedars of Jaj -- Fifth Journey: To Laqlouq -- Sixth Journey: Afqa -- Seventh Journey: Amcheet -- Eighth Journey: Gharzouz -- Ninth Journey: In the Recesses of Time -- Translator's Afterword / Roger Allen
Summary ""The Heart of Lebanon" is an English translation of a work by the Lebanese-American writer, Amin al-RIhani. His journeys from his own village of Freike into the mountains of Lebanon allow him to tell the stories of people, villages, and monuments-each journey offering depictions of spectacular scenery and a fascinating cast of characters"-- Provided by publisher
Notes "Originally published in Arabic as Qalb Lubnan, 5th ed. (Beirut: Dar al-Kitab al-Lubnani, 1975)."
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Description based on online resource; title from digital title page (viewed on July 26, 2021)
Subject Rihani, Ameen Fares, 1876-1940 -- Travel -- Lebanon
Rihani, Ameen Fares, 1876-1940
Lebanon -- Description and travel.
Form Electronic book
Author Allen, Roger, 1942- translator.
Rīḥānī, Amīn Albirt, editor.
LC no. 2020037349
ISBN 0815655142
Other Titles Qalb Lubnān. English (Allen)