- Series: Hoopoe Fiction
- Paperback: 168 pages
- Publisher: Hoopoe Fiction; 1 edition (April 1, 2017)
- Language: English
- ISBN-10: 9774168194
- ISBN-13: 978-9774168192
- Product Dimensions: 7.9 x 0.9 x 5.1 inches
- Shipping Weight: 5.6 ounces (View shipping rates and policies)
- Average Customer Review: 1 customer review
- Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #1,380,220 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)
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Embrace on Brooklyn Bridge: A Novel (Hoopoe Fiction) 1st Edition
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"Embrace on Brooklyn Bridge is a remarkable novel for its style, its plot, and its reach into the experience of straddling two worlds and two states of being."--Banipal
"Ezzedine Choukri Fishere . . . taking his literary career to new heights."--Egypt Independent
"A beautiful, unique novel."--Gamal al-Ghitani, author of Zayni Barakat
"A deeper view of the world of Arabs abroad . . . [Embrace on Brooklyn Bridge] represents the symbol of Arab immigrants without carrying their usual stereotypical qualities ... Fishere offers no simple solutions to his characters and doesn't try to preach in one way or another, but rather to flash a light on a different dimension and let his heroes do the talking."--Al-Ahram Online
"Fishere's method movingly teases out the spaces between belonging and forced, awkward fits, and the result is certain to endure in the reader's consciousness . . . . [Embrace on Brooklyn Bridge] is "Mrs. Dalloway" for an age when conversations about immigration, particularly from Arab nations, dominate--a gripping portrait of the tenuous spaces that marginalized populations are made to occupy, and a searing examination of the struggle to belong."--Foreword Reviews
About the Author
Ezzedine C. Fishere is an acclaimed Egyptian writer, academic, and diplomat. He has written numerous successful and bestselling novels and he also writes political articles for Arabic, English, and French news outlets. He currently teaches at Dartmouth College in the US, where he lives.
John Peate has translated the works of numerous Arab authors, and has been a university teacher and a BBC journalist.