The Resource Beyond love, Hadiya Hussein ; translated from the Arabic by Ikram Masmoudi ; with a foreword by Miriam Cooke

Beyond love, Hadiya Hussein ; translated from the Arabic by Ikram Masmoudi ; with a foreword by Miriam Cooke

Label
Beyond love
Title
Beyond love
Statement of responsibility
Hadiya Hussein ; translated from the Arabic by Ikram Masmoudi ; with a foreword by Miriam Cooke
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • ara
  • eng
Summary
Hussein's starkly beautiful novel Beyond Love plunges us into the 1991 Gulf War and its aftermath. Huda, the young woman at the center of the story, experiences the deprivation and humilitation of life in sanctioned Iraq, working in the satirically named al-Amal factory (factory of hope) making men's underwear. While surveillance and fear permeate daily life, Huda dares to vote "no" in the referendum fo Saddam Hussein. This courageous act could have cost her her life had she not fled to the closest border, Jordan, where the novel begins
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Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Ḥusayn, Hadīyah
Index
no index present
LC call number
PJ7932.U77
LC item number
M313 2012
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Masmoudi, Ikram
Series statement
Middle East literature in translation.
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Persian Gulf War
  • Women refugees
  • Political refugees
  • Political refugees
  • Persian Gulf War, 1991
  • Political refugees
  • Refugees
  • Women refugees
  • Golfkrieg
  • Irakerin
  • Politischer Flüchtling
  • Roman
  • Iraq
  • Jordan
  • Jordanien
Label
Beyond love, Hadiya Hussein ; translated from the Arabic by Ikram Masmoudi ; with a foreword by Miriam Cooke
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Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
22 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
xx, 168 pages
Isbn
9780815609957
Isbn Type
(pbk. : alk. paper)
Lccn
2012016056
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
  • (OCoLC)759173906
  • (OCoLC)ocn759173906
Label
Beyond love, Hadiya Hussein ; translated from the Arabic by Ikram Masmoudi ; with a foreword by Miriam Cooke
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
22 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
xx, 168 pages
Isbn
9780815609957
Isbn Type
(pbk. : alk. paper)
Lccn
2012016056
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
  • (OCoLC)759173906
  • (OCoLC)ocn759173906

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