The first edition of Dinarzadas Children was a groundbreaking and popular anthology that brought to light the growing body of short fiction being written by Arab Americans. This expanded edition includes sixteen new stories athirty in allaand new voices and is now organized into sections that invite readers to enter the stories from a variety of directions. Here are stories that reveal the initial adjustments of immigrants, the challenges of forming relationships, the political nuances of being Arab American, the vision directed towards homeland, and the ongoing search for balance and identity. The contributors are D. H. Melhem, Mohja Khaf, Rabih Alameddine, Rawi Hage, Laila Halaby, Patricia Sarrafian Ward, Alia Yunis, Diana Abu Jaber, Susan Muaddi Darraj, Samia Serageldin, Alia Yunis, Joseph Geha, May Monsoor Munn, Frances Khirallah Nobel, Nabeel Abraham, Yussef El Guindi, Hedy Habra, Randa Jarrar, Zahie El Kouri, Amal Masri, Sahar Mustafah, Evelyn Shakir, David Williams, Pauline Kaldas, and Khaled Mattawa.Whenever she came in, Stavros, the owner, would call me in his thick Crete accent, aquot;Your lady-salad is here.aquot; I would rush with a glass of water and greet her calmly with a soft nod, careful not to shatter her deep meditative mood. I never askedanbsp;...
|Author||:||Pauline Kaldas, Khaled Mattawa|
|Publisher||:||University of Arkansas Press - 2009-01-01|