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Abu Jmeel's Daughter and Other Stories

Arab Folk Tales from Palestine and Lebanon

Abu Jmeel's Daughter and Other Stories( )
Author: Nuweihed, Jamal Sleem
Series title:International Folk Tales Ser.
ISBN:978-1-56656-418-2
Publication Date:Sep 2004
Publisher:Interlink Publishing Group, Incorporated
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:USD $16.95
Book Description:

These 27 traditional folk stories were written down, shortly before her death, by Jamal Sleem Nuweihed, who had recounted them to the children of her extended family over many years. Authentically Arab in their themes, yet timelessly universal, they are sometimes magical, sometimes naturalistic, and combine a wealth of vivid detail with elements of pathos and humor. Translated by family members of various generations, then expertly edited, the book is a precious store of the kind of...
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Book Details
Pages:368
Detailed Subjects: Social Science / Folklore & Mythology
Fiction / Fairy Tales, Folk Tales, Legends & Mythology
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):5.5 x 8.25 x 1 Inches
Book Weight:0.9 Pounds



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