Ishmael's Oranges

Ishmael's Oranges

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ItOCOs April 1948 and war hangs over Jaffa. One minute seven-year-old Salim is dreaming of taking his first harvest from the family orange tree with his father; the next he is swept away by othe great catastropheOCO into a life of exile. Meanwhile Jude is growing up in the north of England, a girl from a Jewish family that survived the Holocaust. When their paths collide in swinging-ae60s London and they fall in love, they think they are aware of the many challenges ahead of them, but before long they face unexpected choices. Can they defy the lessons of their childhoods, or will old seeds ripen to bitter fruits? "IshmaelOCOs Oranges" tells the story of two cultures clashing as the relentless tides of history wash over the many crossroads of the Middle East. Spanning three generations, it follows the journeys of those cast adrift by war u as well as by their own impulses u until at last they find themselves thrown headlong into it. Through Salim, Jude, and their twins, we explore the longest conflict of our era in universally human terms: the families we build, the loyalties we owe, and the stories we pass on to our children."
Publisher: Oxford : Oneworld Publications
Copyright Date: ©2014
ISBN: 9781780744957
Characteristics: text file, rda
Additional Contributors: OverDrive, Inc. - Distributor

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BeckyR21
Sep 24, 2017

Well worth the read. Fascinating subject matter. This book covers quite a few emotions - hope, love, hate, resolve, forgiveness. Wow. Highly recommend.

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