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Abou and the Angel Cohen: A Novel (Hardback)
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Abou and the Angel Cohen: A Novel (Hardback)

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Hardback 272 Pages / Published: 24/12/2001
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Abou Ben Adhem, a retired goat herder and one-time taxi driver in America, is an Arab village elder living amid the turmoil of the Middle East-and family relationships that aren't so placid either. An angel named Cohen comes to Abou one night, and Cohen is slangy, modern, and full of information about mankind's behavior through the ages and its relevance to contemporary violence, customs, religious beliefs, and conflicts.

Publisher: Bridge Works Publishing Co ,U.S.
ISBN: 9781882593514
Number of pages: 272
Weight: 454 g
Dimensions: 221 x 150 x 21 mm


MEDIA REVIEWS
A curious fantasy [that] mingles metaphysics and grim reality. * Kirkus *
Will intrigue and entrance...a powerful and readable tale. -- Pat MacEnulty * South Florida Sun-Sentinel, (Ft. Lauderdale) *
The chapters...are filled with evocative prose and solid storytelling -- John Green * Booklist *
Whimsical fable...ironic foot for thought in the meeting of a Palestinian pacifist and an agnostic angel. * The Boston Globe *
An original, ironic, humorous, and sometimes tragic novel of conflict in the Gaza Strip....A moving, powerful, and recommended book. * Midwest Book Review *
Campbell's debut offers a provocative look at religion and war. For all collections. -- Melanie Duncan * Library Journal *
A refreshing, humble and certainly welcomed insight into the Middle East...Truly heart warming, and a welcome song to bleak times all across the world. * Rapport Magazine *
Humorous and insightful -- Adam Ismail * New Strait Times, (Malaysia) *
...a gentle masterpiece... -- William Demby, author of Battlecreek and Catacombs
So original...provacative...stylish. -- Frank McCourt
Whimsical, bittersweet...A fascinating picture of a Muslim community. * Boston Herald *

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