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

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Paperback 272 Pages / Published: 10/03/2003
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Abou Ben Adhem, a Palestinian, copes by day with village political intrigue, Arab-Israeli violence and his own family turmoil, interspersed with nightly conversations with an angel named Cohen about the roots of mankind's behavior through the ages, in this poignant and ironic novel set in Gaza in 2001.

Publisher: Bridge Works Publishing Co ,U.S.
ISBN: 9781882593712
Number of pages: 272
Weight: 281 g
Dimensions: 206 x 131 x 16 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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