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Being Abbas el Abd: A Modern Arabic Novel (Modern Arabic Literature (Paperback)) Paperback – October 15, 2009

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Being Abbas el Abd is packed with ideas and issues, tackling identity and, especially, adaptation to the contemporary world. --The Complete Review

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AHMED ALAIDY, born in 1974, has written satirical stories for young people and currently writes a political comic strip for an Egyptian weekly. HUMPHREY DAVIES is the translator of The Yacoubian Building by Alaa Al Aswany (AUC Press, 2004). He was awarded the 2010 Saif Ghobash–Banipal Prize for Arabic Literary Translation for his translation of Yalo by Elias Khoury.

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  • Item Weight : 7.2 ounces
  • Paperback : 144 pages
  • ISBN-10 : 9774163095
  • ISBN-13 : 978-9774163098
  • Dimensions : 7.8 x 0.4 x 4.9 inches
  • Publisher : The American University in Cairo Press; 2nd edition (October 15, 2009)
  • Language: : English
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