Palace Walk

Palace Walk

eBook - 2011
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Volume I of the masterful Cairo Trilogy . A national best-seller in both hardcover and paperback, it introduces the engrossing saga of a Muslim family in Cairo during Egypt's occupation by British forces in the early 1900s.
Publisher: New York : Anchor Books, 2011
Edition: 2nd Anchor books ed
ISBN: 9781101974674
1101974672
0307947106
Branch Call Number: EBOOK
Characteristics: 1 online resource (533 pages)

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PoMoLibrary Jul 30, 2015

From our 2015 #80DayRead Summer Reading Club traveler Mallee: An often hilarious look into the life and times of an Egyptian family in the 50s.

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sxl
Apr 12, 2014

I entered the hearts and minds and saw through the eyes of each family member and it was not as I might have imagined or wanted it to be....clear view of Muslim religion and culture from within a family....universal ways of being in the world: men's sexual desires, women desiring children and stability, young men wanting a cause to fight for, power seeking and war making....

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mctet
Nov 18, 2010

I read this book several years ago, but it still sticks in my head. The author does an exceptional job of getting into the head of the characters, especially the wife/mother. As a North American Christian woman, I often find it difficult to understand how Muslim women tolerate the restrictions put upon them in some countries. I found this book opened my eyes about the thought processes that some of these women have in their day to day lives.

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