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Haifa Fragments By Khulud Khamis

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Raised a Christian, in a relationship was a Muslim man and enamoured with a Palestinian woman from the Occupied Territories, Maisoon must decide her own path.
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Haifa Fragments by Khulud Khamis

Jewellery designer, Maisoon, wants an ordinary extraordinary life, which isn't easy for a tradition-defying, activist, Palestinian citizen of Israel, who refuses to be crushed by the feeling that she is an unwelcome guest in the land of her ancestors. She volunteers for Machsom Watch, a movement of peace activists who conduct daily observatins of IDF (Israel Defense Forces) checkpoints. Frustrated by the apathy of her boyfriend Ziyad and her father Majid - who want her to get on with her life and forget those in the Occupied Territories - she lashes out, only to discover her father isn't the man she thought he was. Raised a Christian, in a relationship was a Muslim man and enamoured with a Palestinian woman from the Occupied Territories, Maisoon must decide her own path.

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'khulud khamis unpacks the multiple layers of culture, religion, sexuality, politics, feminism and nationalism in the hope of gathering the fragmented pieces of the past and reclaiming the lost contiguity of being Palestinian.' - Samah Sabawi, Palestinian playwright and commentator; 'khulud gives us a chance to live beyond ourselves, to say exiled words so our very lips form new possibilities. A most important work, one that will change every reader.' - Joan Nestle, author of A Restricted Country; 'A beautiful story of intertwined cultures and relationships with the rhythm of hope, mixed with the creative drive for life, justice, meaning and love.' - Alex Nissen, feminist peace activist

About Khulud Khamis


khulud khamis is a Palestinian feminist writer, born to a Slovak mother and a Palestinian father. She holds a Master's degree in English Literature from the University of Haifa and works in the field of social change organizations. She is a member of the feminist organization Isha L'Isha - Haifa Feminist Center. She lives in Haifa with her daughter. This is her first novel.

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GOR007075755
Haifa Fragments by Khulud Khamis
Khulud Khamis
Used - Very Good
Paperback
New Internationalist Publications Ltd
2015-07-09
1780262590
9781780262598
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