By Ibrahim Fawal

ISBN-10: 1588382591

ISBN-13: 9781588382597

during this sequel to Ibrahim Fawal's significantly acclaimed at the Hills of God (winner of the PEN Oakland Award), the younger Palestinian Yousif Safi searches all through Jordan for Salwa, his bride, from whom he used to be separated in the course of their pressured exodus after the disaster (nakba) of 1948. Amidst the squalor of refugee camps, and beside himself with anxiousness for Salwa, Yousif joins his countrymen in attempting to exist whereas ready to be restored to their fatherland. Why, they ask, did this tragedy befall their nation and its humans? Why had the holy land been become a battleground? And now they have develop into a humans with no land. As weeks flip to months and months to years, the Palestinians’ hopes dim, but Yousif does locate his cherished Salwa, and so they joyfully commence their new existence jointly. The Disinherited follows the younger couple as expatriate staff in Kuwait, then as scholars in Cairo. regularly they're operating and organizing, becoming a member of with their fellows to increase faculties, newspapers, and more and more militant agencies. Their dream is to unite the Palestinian humans around the globe, and to regain their fatherland. In measured, epic storytelling, Fawal masterfully weaves a moment bankruptcy within the tale of the Palestinian diaspora.

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