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The World Through the Eyes of Angels

Mahmoud Saeed

Translated by Samuel Salter, Zahra Jishi, and Rafah Abuinnab

Paper $17.95    |    978-0-8156-0991-9    |    2011

Winner of the King Fahd Center for Middle East and Islamic Studies Translation of Arabic Literature Award

  The World Through
the Eyes of Angels

  Mahmoud Saeed, a prominent Iraqi novelist, has written more than twenty novels and short story collections. He was imprisoned several times and left Iraq in 1985 after the authorities banned the publication of some of his novels, including Zanka bin Baraka (1970), which won the Ministry of Information Award in 1993. Samuel Salter has lived and traveled in Latin America, Europe, and the Middle East. He has worked as a teacher and a translator. Under the pseudonyms Sam Reaves and Dominic Martell, he has published ten novels. Zahra Jishi is a Lebanese public health practitioner who currently resides in Cleveland, Ohio. Rafah Abuinnab worked and lived in Jordan most of her life until moving to Chicago in 2000. Currently, she teaches Arabic at DePaul University.

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5 1/2 x 8, 200 pages

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