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19 Varieties of Gazelle : Poems of the Middle East,9780060504045

19 Varieties of Gazelle : Poems of the Middle East

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9780060504045

ISBN10:
0060504048
Format:
Paperback
Pub. Date:
10/7/2009
Publisher(s):
HarperCollins Publications
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Summary

This National Book Award finalist features a stunning collection of poems about the Middle East, family, peace, and what it means to be Arab-American.

Table of Contents

Section One 1(84)
Different Ways to Pray
3(3)
My Father and the Figtree
6(2)
What Kind of Fool Am I?
8(1)
Going to the Spring
9(2)
Biography of an Armenian Schoolgirl
11(3)
The Words Under the Words
14(2)
Spark
16(2)
The Man Who Makes Brooms
18(2)
The Garden of Abu Mahmoud
20(2)
Her Way
22(2)
The Clean Rinse
24(1)
For Mohammed on the Mountain
25(5)
Passing the Refugee Camp
30(5)
Lunch in Nablus City Park
35(3)
Arabic Coffee
38(2)
Red Brocade
40(2)
Steps
42(2)
Prayer in My Boot
44(2)
Things Don't Stop
46(4)
Even at War
50(1)
The Grieving Ring
51(2)
For the 500th Dead Palestinian, Ibtisam Bozieh
53(2)
Those Whom We Do Not Know
55(3)
Visit
58(1)
The Palestinians Have Given Up Parties
59(4)
The Small Vases from Hebron
63(2)
Darling
65(3)
Fundamentalism
68(1)
My Grandmother in the Stars
69(1)
Rock
70(3)
Praying for Wind
73(7)
Olive Jar
80(3)
They Dropped It
83(2)
Section Two 85(54)
19 Varieties of Gazelle
87(3)
Arabic
90(2)
Jerusalem
92(2)
Holy Land
94(2)
Half-and-Half
96(2)
Stain
98(1)
My Uncle's Favorite Coffee Shop
99(3)
A Definite Shore
102(2)
Two Countries
104(1)
The Tray
105(1)
The Many Hats of William Yale
106(2)
What News Are You Listening To?
108(1)
Staying Close
109(1)
Ducks
110(2)
The Address Book of a Lonely Man
112(2)
Footfall
114(3)
Trenches and Moats and Mounds of Dirt
117(2)
What He Said to His Enemies
119(1)
Peace
120(2)
How Long Peace Takes
122(2)
A Single Slice Reveals Them
124(1)
Stone House
125(3)
Jerusalem Headlines 2000
128(2)
Mr. Dajani, Calling from Jericho
130(3)
All Things Not Considered
133(3)
Blood
136(3)
Postscript 139


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