Sweetness In The Belly

deCamilla Gibb

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1 avril 2007|
Sweetness In The Belly de Camilla Gibb
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Soon to be a major motion picture starring Dakota Fanning

Like Brick Lane and The Kite Runner, Camilla Gibb’s widely praised new novel is a poignant and intensely atmospheric look beyond the stereotypes of Islam. After her hippie British parents are murdered, Lilly is raised at a Sufi shrine in Morocco. As a young woman she goes on pilgrimage to Harar, Ethiopia, where she teaches Qur’an to children and falls in love with an idealistic doctor. But even swathed in a traditional headscarf, Lilly can’t escape being marked as a foreigner. Forced to flee Ethiopia for England, she must once again confront the riddle of who she is and where she belongs.
Camilla Gibb was born in London, England, and grew up in Toronto. She has a Ph.D. in social anthropology from Oxford University for which she conducted fieldwork in Ethiopia. Her two previous novels, Mouthing the Words, winner of the City of Toronto Book Award in 2000, and The Petty Details of So-and-So''s Life, have been published in ...
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Titre :Sweetness In The Belly
Format :Couverture souple
Dimensions de l'article :352 pages, 8.75 X 6.35 X 0.68 po
Dimensions à l'expédition :352 pages, 8.75 X 6.35 X 0.68 po
Publié le :1 avril 2007
Langue :anglais
Convient aux âges :Tous les âges
ISBN - 13 :9780143038726

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