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  • IN SEARCH OF ALI MAHMOUD: An American Woman in Egypt. by Gornick, Vivian.
    Gornick, Vivian.
    IN SEARCH OF ALI MAHMOUD: An American Woman in Egypt.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Saturday Review Press / E. P. Dutton, (1973) dj. Hardcover first edition - The author's first book - an account of a Jewish American journalist who travels to Egypt shortly after the 6 Day War. In Cambridge, Massachusetts she had lived with Ali Mahmoud, an Egyptian physicist studying in the US for many years and unable to return home. Although their relationship ended, their friendship remained and on this trip to Cairo, she was invited to stay with his large extended family and so she is able to write with sensitivity and understanding about one segment of Egyptian society. ISBN: 0-841502420.

    Condition: Near fine in near fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 82405
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  • ISRAELI AND PALESTINIAN NARRATIVES OF CONFLICT: History's Double Helix. by Rotberg, Robert I., editor.
    Rotberg, Robert I., editor.
    ISRAELI AND PALESTINIAN NARRATIVES OF CONFLICT: History's Double Helix.

    Edition: Advance Reading Copy (trade paperback format. )

    Bloomington: Indiana University Press. (2006.). First edition - "An exciting and wide-ranging exploration of the myths and narratives that lie behind the unresolved Arab-Israeli and Israeli-Palestinian conflicts.. . This book creates a dialogue among Palestinian and Israeli authors, who examine opposing versions of the historical narratives in the context of contemporary Israeli-Palestinian relations" Contributors include Sami Adwan, Dan Bar-On, Mordechai Bar-On, Daniel Bar-Tal, Nathan J. Brown, Saleh Abdel Jawad, Eyal Naveh, Ilan Pappe, Dina Porat, Robert I. Rotberg, Nadim N. Rouhana, Gavriel Salomon, and Mark Tessler." Notes at the end of each essay. 273 pp.

    Condition: Fine in illustrated wrappers.

    Book ID: 55375
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  • DUST IN THE LION'S PAW: Autobiography 1939-1946. by Stark, Freya.
    Stark, Freya.
    DUST IN THE LION'S PAW: Autobiography 1939-1946.

    Edition: First American edition, printed from the British sheets.

    New York: Harcourt Brace & World, (1962.) dj. Hardcover first edition - The fourth volume in her autobiography - this covers the years during World War II when, despite her personal sufferings (the man she loved killed by the Germans, her mother imprisoned by Mussolini) she used her knowledge of the middle East to act as a liason to the Arabs and to the United States, and to counter the Nazi propaganda in the area. Illustrated with photographs, chronology, index. 297 pp.

    Condition: Near fine in very good dust jacket. (gift inscription, price-clipped.)

    Book ID: 52889
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  • DUST IN THE LION'S PAW: Autobiography 1939-1946. by Stark, Freya.
    Stark, Freya.
    DUST IN THE LION'S PAW: Autobiography 1939-1946.

    Edition: Trade paperback.

    London: Century, (1985.). The fourth volume in her autobiography - this covers the years during World War II when, despite her personal sufferings (the man she loved killed by the Germans, her mother imprisoned by Mussolini) she used her knowledge of the middle East to act as a liason to the Arabs and to the United States, and to counter the Nazi propaganda in the area. Illustrated with photographs, chronology, index. 297 pp. ISBN: 0-712604510.

    Condition: Good overall - some spine slant, contents clean.

    Book ID: 80253
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