19 Varieties Of Gazelle: Poems of the Middle East by Naomi Shihab Nye

19 Varieties Of Gazelle: Poems of the Middle East

byNaomi Shihab Nye

Paperback | March 15, 2005

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"Tell me how to live so many lives at once ..."

Fowzi, who beats everyone at dominoes; Ibtisam, who wanted to be a doctor; Abu Mahmoud, who knows every eggplant and peach in his West Bank garden; mysterious Uncle Mohammed, who moved to the mountain; a girl in a red sweater dangling a book bag; children in velvet dresses who haunt the candy bowl at the party; Baba Kamalyari, age 71; Mr. Dajani and his swans; Sitti Khadra, who never lost her peace inside.

Maybe they have something to tell us.

Naomi Shihab Nye has been writing about being Arab-American, about Jerusalem, about the West Bank, about family all her life. These new and collected poems of the Middle East -- sixty in all -- appear together here for the first time.

About The Author

Naomi Shihab Nye has received a Lannan Fellowship, a Guggenheim Fellowship, the Witter Bynner Fellowship from the Library of Congress, and four Pushcart Prizes. Her collection 19 Varieties of Gazelle: Poems of the Middle East was a finalist for the National Book Award, and her collection Honeybee was awarded the Arab-American Book Awar...
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Title:19 Varieties Of Gazelle: Poems of the Middle EastFormat:PaperbackDimensions:160 pages, 7.12 × 5 × 0.4 inPublished:March 15, 2005Publisher:HarperCollinsLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0060504048

ISBN - 13:9780060504045

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