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Oranges in the Sun

Contemporary Short Stories from the Arabian Gulf


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Oranges in the Sun by Deborah Akers
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Already widely known in the Gulf region, the stories in Oranges in the Sun are now available in English for the first time. Tales of hope and love, bereavement and acceptance, wonder and dismay reflect the new challenges confronting traditional tribal societies. Topics range from class struggle to immigration to the first Gulf War to the complexities of life transitions in the context of modern life. The authors - from Bahrain, Kuwait, Oman, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates, and Yemen - include Yassir Abdul-bagi, Muhammad Abdel Malek, Wajdi Al Ahdal, Abdul Hamid Ahmed, Amer Al-Amara, Saud Al Arimi, Ali Awad Badheeb, Muhammed Bahahah, Saud Balochi, Ahmed Bellal, Zaid Mottra Dammaj, Hamdan Dummag, Zaid Saleh Al Fakiah, Jamal Farz, Muhammed Al Gharbi, Muhsin Al Hajiri, Hammad Al-Hammad, Nasser Al Hilabi, Ibrihim Nassir Al Humadan, Abdullah Hussain, Kaltham Jabbir, Talib Al Kaffa'i, Wadad Abdel-latif Al-Kawari, Jamal Khayyat, Suliman Al-Mamare, Mohammed Al Miri, Abdel-aziz Mishri, Yahya bin Salam Al-Mundhri, Huda Al Noami, Layla Al-Othman, BadrAbou Raghabai, Mohammad Bin Saif Ra'i, Hassan Rasheed, Ali Mohammed Rashid, Laila Mohammad Salehi, Mona Al-Shafai, and Assma Al Zarouni.
Release date Australia
December 15th, 2006
Country of Publication
United States
Lynne Rienner Publishers Inc
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