The Jasmine Garden by Soraya ErianThe Jasmine Garden by Soraya Erian

The Jasmine Garden

bySoraya Erian

Paperback | January 11, 2005

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When the dream is "over there," "here" suffers from a lack of reality. This dilemma faces people who leave their native land for a new home in another land. The Jasmine Garden embraces their yearning for a new life and their obstinate adherence to the old dream; it presents their continuing search for identity in their native land and their unwitting immersion in its dangers. It portrays a Canadian couple´s experience of love and sexual dalliance, religious co-existence and terrorist intrigue in the venerable land of Egypt with American presence on its soil. Yasser and Nadia return to Egypt to bolster a sagging marriage, but they become submerged in their native country´s political upheaval. In this ancient land of grandeur, turbulent events drive them into marital deception, danger, separation, despair and rediscovery of their home.
Soraya Erian, author of seven books of poems and drawings, is a many-time winner of the Writer´s Quarterly Cross-Canada Competition, Triton College Cross-U.S.A., and the Hamilton Canadian Author´s Association awards for best poems. Her poems, drawings and stories have been published in anthologies including Seventeen Hamilton Poets, ed...
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Title:The Jasmine GardenFormat:PaperbackDimensions:338 pages, 8.5 × 5.5 × 1 inPublished:January 11, 2005Publisher:Borealis PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0888873018

ISBN - 13:9780888873019

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