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by Freedman, Ariela

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TitleArabic for beginners : a novel
Author / Responsible partyFreedman, Ariela
GenreDomestic fiction.
TopicsDomestic fiction. Israel -- Fiction. Palestine -- Fiction. Motherhood -- Fiction. Female friendship -- Fiction.
Intended AudienceAdult
PublisherCNIB library


When Hannah accompanies her husband and small children to Jerusalem for the year, she becomes fascinated with a group of expat women at her son's daycare, as well as a young Palestinian woman named Jenna. As she grows close to Jenna she starts to question her own marriage and her relationship to Israel. A novel of domestic and political ambivalence, about marriage, motherhood, friendship, nation, and the complicated ways we think of home.

Additional Information

System control numberAM13008
Original Print PublisherMontreal : Linda Leith Publishing, [2017].
NarratorJennifer Coffey.
Narrator NameJennifer Coffey.
Participant or performer noteJennifer Coffey.
Narrators GenderFemale narrator