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  • SALT HOUSES. by Alyan, Hala.
    Alyan, Hala.
    SALT HOUSES.

    Edition: Advance Reading Copy (trade paperback format. )

    New York & Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 2017. First edition - The author's first novel, the story of a Palestinian family forced first from their home in the wake of the Six-Day War of 1967 and then from Kuwait in 1990 when Saddam Hussein invaded it. A book which tells the story of those caught up in Mideast conflicts. 321 pp.

    Condition: Fine in glossy illustrated wrappers.

    Book ID: 71625
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  • HAMAS CONTAINED: The Rise and Pacification of Palestinian Resistance. by Baconi, Tareq.
    Baconi, Tareq.
    HAMAS CONTAINED: The Rise and Pacification of Palestinian Resistance.

    Edition: First printing.

    Palo Alto, CA: Stanford University Press, (2018) dj. Hardcover first edition - A title in the Stanford Studies in Middle Eastern and Islamic Societies and Cultures series, and the first comprehensive look at the history of Hamas. "Neither a democratic political party nor a terrorist group, Hamas is a multifaceted liberation organization, one rooted in the nationalist claims of the Palestinian people. . . Drawing on interviews with organization leaders, as well as publications from the group, Tareq Baconi maps Hamas's thirty-year transition from fringe military resistance towards governance. He breaks new ground in questioning the conventional understanding of Hamas and shows how the movement's ideology ultimately threatens the Palestinian struggle and, inadvertently, its own legitimacy." Notes, bibliography, index. xxiv, 336 pp. ISBN: 978-0804797412.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 73819
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  • EYES, STONES: Poems. by Bell, Elana.
    Bell, Elana.
    EYES, STONES: Poems.

    Edition: First printing, a trade paperback original,.

    Baton Rouge: Louisiana State University Press, (2011). First edition - "In this debut collection, Eyes, Stones, Elana Bell brings her heritage as the granddaughter of Holocaust survivors to consider the difficult question of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict.The poems invoke characters inexorably linked to the land of Israel and Palestine. There is Zosha, a sharp-witted survivor whose burning hope for a Jewish homeland helps her endure the atrocities of the Holocaust. And there is Amal, a Palestinian whose family has worked their land for over one hundred years--through Turkish, British, Jordanian, and now Israeli rule." Recipient of the Walt Whitman Award of the Academy of American Poets. Notes, 62 pp. ISBN: 9780807144640.

    Condition: Fine in glossy illustrated wrappers.

    Book ID: 58801
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  • UNVEILED: A Woman's Journey Through Politics, Love and Obedience. by Kanafani, Deborah.
    Kanafani, Deborah.
    UNVEILED: A Woman's Journey Through Politics, Love and Obedience.

    Edition: Uncorrected proof (trade paperback format. )

    New York: Free Press (SImon and Schuster) 2008. First edition - Memoir by the Lebanese-American ex-wife of a former advisor to Yasser Arafat in which she recounts her involuntary relinquishment of American freedoms during her marriage and her post-divorce struggles to reclaim her children from the war-torn West Bank region where they were being held by their father. In addition to her own story, she includes the stories of Arab women bucking tradition to struggle for social justice,and much on Palestinian politics and Israeli-Palestinian peace effortsIncludes an appendix of organizations working for peace. x, 255 pp.

    Condition: Fine in printed pale green wrappers.

    Book ID: 75942
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  • Land, Jon.
    A WALK IN THE DARKNESS.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: TOR / Tom Doherty Associates, (2000.) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - The murder of a group of archaeologists and geologists in the Judean desert is investigated by the Israeli-Palestinean police team of Ben Kamal and Danielle Barnea. A fast-moving suspense story, with its roots 2000 years ago, and a very personal human look at the problems existing in Palestine. SIGNED on the title page. 352 pp. ISBN: 0-312-872658.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 46364
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  • THE LITTLE DRUMMER GIRL. by Le Carre, John.
    Le Carre, John.
    THE LITTLE DRUMMER GIRL.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1983. dj. Hardcover first edition - Espionage novel involving an Israeli agent on the track of a Palestinian terrorist and a young actress who is drawn into the middle of the web. 430 pp. ISBN: 0-394-530152.

    Condition: Very good in very good dust jacket (remainder line.)

    Book ID: 47775
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  • THE LITTLE DRUMMER GIRL. by Le Carre, John.
    Le Carre, John.
    THE LITTLE DRUMMER GIRL.

    Edition: 3rd printing.

    New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1983. dj. Hardcover - Espionage novel involving an Israeli agent on the track of a Palestinian terrorist and a young actress who is drawn into the middle of the web. 430 pp. ISBN: 0-394-530152.

    Condition: Near fine in near fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 47487
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  • COMING HOME TO JERUSALEM: A Personal Journey. by Orange, Wendy.
    Orange, Wendy.
    COMING HOME TO JERUSALEM: A Personal Journey.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Simon & Schuster, (2000.) dj. Hardcover first edition - "An American Jewish women uproots her family to live in Jerusalem, searching for a new home. For Wendy Orange, a writer in her early forties, what starts as a ten-day conference in Jerusalem stretches into a six-year residence in one of the world's most captivating cities, where she undertakes an illuminating and evocative trip to both sides of this ancient land." Index, 304 pp. ISBN: 0-684-869519.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 47915
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  • THE RUINS OF US. by Parssinen, Keija.
    Parssinen, Keija.
    THE RUINS OF US.

    Edition: Uncorrected proof,

    New York: Harper Collins, (2012). First edition - The author's first novel - set in Saudi Arabia amid a wave of terrorist violence, this is the story about the universality of family and the injustices we endure for love. 324 pp.

    Condition: Fine in glossy illustrated wrappers. Published as a trade paperback original.

    Book ID: 59615
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  • EXILE. by Patterson, Richard North.
    Patterson, Richard North.
    EXILE.

    Edition: Advance Reading Copy (trade paperback format. )

    New York: Henry Holt, (2007.). First edition - David Wolfe is successful lawyer in San Francisco, about to get married - and then he gets a call from a former lover, a Palenstinian woman who has been arrested as the suspected mastermind between an assassination attempt on the Israeli prime minister.. . "The most challenging case of David's career requires that he delve deep into the lives of Hana Arif and her militant Palestinian husband, both of whom have always lived in exile. Ultimately, [his] quest takes him to Israel and the West Bank, where, in a series of harrowing encounters, he learns that appearances are not at all what they seem. Culminating in a tense and startling trial…

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    New York: Henry Holt, (2007.). First edition - David Wolfe is successful lawyer in San Francisco, about to get married - and then he gets a call from a former lover, a Palenstinian woman who has been arrested as the suspected mastermind between an assassination attempt on the Israeli prime minister.. . "The most challenging case of David's career requires that he delve deep into the lives of Hana Arif and her militant Palestinian husband, both of whom have always lived in exile. Ultimately, [his] quest takes him to Israel and the West Bank, where, in a series of harrowing encounters, he learns that appearances are not at all what they seem. Culminating in a tense and startling trial with international ramifications, Exile is that rare novel that both entertains and enlightens. At once an intricate tale of betrayal and deception, a moving love story, and a fascinating journey into the lethal politics of the Middle East " Includes a CD sampler. 592 pp,

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    Condition: Very near fine in glossy illustrated wrappers (a new, unread copy.)

    Book ID: 48124
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  • A GRAVE IN GAZA: An Omar Yussef Mystery. by Rees, Matt Beynon.
    Rees, Matt Beynon.
    A GRAVE IN GAZA: An Omar Yussef Mystery.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: SOHO Press, (2008.) dj. Hardcover first edition - The second novel in this highly praised series, featuring Omar Yussef, the principal of a UN school in Bethlehem. Dust jacket praise by such diverse writers as David Balducci, David Liss, Anne Perry and others. One reviewer called his work "more than a simple mystery story. It is an exploration of Palestian life from the inside. 340 pp. ISBN: 9781569474723.

    Condition: Near fine in near fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 56368
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  • ARMY OF ROSES: Inside the World of Palestinian Women Suicide Bombers. by Victor, Barbara.
    Victor, Barbara.
    ARMY OF ROSES: Inside the World of Palestinian Women Suicide Bombers.

    Edition: First printing.

    Emmaus, PA: Rodale Press, (2003) dj. Hardcover first edition - Foreword by Christopher Dickey who states "As Barbara Victor makes clear in this extraordinary chronicle of passion and politics, terror and liberation, Palestinian women have always known that when it comes to suffering and dying, they are the equals of their men. And in the last few years, as they have slung backpacks full of explosives over their shoulders or strapped bombs around their waists--indeed, around their wombs--some have chosen, too, to be killers. . . . This is an angry book, filled with human emotion, and a frightening one, which is as it should be." This presents the histories of the first five female bombers who succeeded as…

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    Emmaus, PA: Rodale Press, (2003) dj. Hardcover first edition - Foreword by Christopher Dickey who states "As Barbara Victor makes clear in this extraordinary chronicle of passion and politics, terror and liberation, Palestinian women have always known that when it comes to suffering and dying, they are the equals of their men. And in the last few years, as they have slung backpacks full of explosives over their shoulders or strapped bombs around their waists--indeed, around their wombs--some have chosen, too, to be killers. . . . This is an angry book, filled with human emotion, and a frightening one, which is as it should be." This presents the histories of the first five female bombers who succeeded as well as the troubling stories of those who failed. Photographs. Index. 209 pp. ISBN: 1-57954830X.

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    Condition: Near fine in near fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 75834
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