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Sweet dates in Basra

Jessica Jiji

Sweet dates in Basra

by Jessica Jiji

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Published by Avon A in New York .
Written in English


Edition Notes

StatementJessica Jiji
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPS3610.I38 S84 2010
The Physical Object
Pagination347 p. ;
Number of Pages347
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24419376M
ISBN 109780061689307
LC Control Number2009039762
OCLC/WorldCa441947343

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Sweet Dates in Basra by Jessica Jiji. Search the Australian Bookseller's Association website to find a bookseller near you. The links will take you to the web site's home page. From there you can navigate to the title you are interested in. May 05,  · Set in Iraq during World War Two, Sweet Dates in Basra is a compelling tale of love, friendship, traditions and religion. The three main characters in this novel are Shafiq {a Jewish boy}, his friend Omar {a Muslim who is more like a brother than a friend} and Kathmiya {a young Arab girl who is sent to Basra to work by her family.}.

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Apr 01,  · Sweet Dates in Basra is a masterfully written tale historically rich in detail and viewpoints, deep, lasting friendships and forbidden love.

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Author interviews, book reviews and lively book commentary are found here. Content includes books from bestselling, midlist and debut authors. Sweet Dates in Basra. by Jessica Jiji. Author Bio. The daughter of an Iraqi immigrant, Jessica Jiji is a speechwriter for the Secretary-General of the United Nations, where she has worked for more than a decade as a news writer covering breaking international developments.

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Sweet Dates in Basra. Type Audiobook. Categories. Fiction Novels. Share this book Mahmoud, a young Marsh Arab maiden, is sent from her home in Iraq's idyllic countryside to the unfamiliar city of Basra, where she must survive on her paltry earnings as a servant. Her only asset—her exquisite beauty—brings more peril than peace.

A dramatic departure from Jiji's previous novel, Diamonds Take Forever, Sweet Dates in Basra brilliantly captures the atmosphere of a volatile Middle East during the previous century and pays tribute to the lost traditions of a once-idyllic world.

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In this story of love and search for identity, Jessica Jiji succeeds fully in capturing passions, depth of feeling, and strong relationships beyond ethnic and religious differences.”. Apr 27,  · Set during the tumultuous years surrounding the Second World War, Sweet Dates in Basra is the redemptive story of two very different cultures, and a powerful reminder that no walls can confine the human spirit.

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A dramatic departure from Jiji’s previous novel, Diamonds Take Forever, Sweet Dates in Basra brilliantly captures the atmosphere of a volatile Middle East during the previous century and /5(11).“In this story of love and search for identity, Jessica Jiji succeeds fully in capturing passions, depth of feeling, and strong relationships beyond ethnic and religious differences.” —Naim Kattan, author of Farewell Babylon Jessica Jiji’s Sweet Dates in Basra is a compelling, poignant, and unf.