I learned more about the Israeli-Palestinian conflict from reading this lovely book than from anything else I've ever read!
I think that the Arabic term "al Naqba", the catastrophe, truly best states what has happened, and what continues for all those who live there.
Rather it is a personal story about the connection of one Palestinian man to the fast changing natural landscape of the land he inhabits.
Excellent. Hope everybody pays attention to what happens in Paletinian.Published 1 month ago by Terry
Israel is under siege from her enemies since her inception and by the people who wanted to 'drive all the Jews into the sea' just 3 years after the Holocaust in which 6 millions of... Read morePublished 7 months ago by AM ISRAEL CHAI
A moving and precise look at Palestine that begins on the ground and moves forward with a leisurely and observant pace.Published 8 months ago by Martha L. Williams
Raja Shehadeh manages to write at once eloquently and unassumingly about a charged topic. As someone who grew up taking long walks through my city, I appreciated on a personal... Read morePublished 9 months ago by Deal Shopper
This book is more than a travelogue; it is a ode to a landscape altered and ruined by occupation. Yet the author wisely doesn't turn this book into a rant. Read morePublished 9 months ago by Barrie Murphy
It is very sad to have read, how much the Palestinian people continue to loose their lands so european jews flock to israel and take arab lands. Read morePublished 16 months ago by richard
I loved reading this book, even though of course it made me sad and furious at times. I was lucky enough to live in Palestine for two and a half years during the aughts, and what... Read morePublished on March 8, 2012 by Pamela Olson
The author writes about Prophet Muhammad who prayed towards Jerusalem.
It shows the centrality of Jews in his world view; he based his new religion on Judaism.
Mr. Read more