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The frightened ones / Dima Wannous ; translated from the Arabic by Elisabeth Jaquette.

Wannūs, Dīmā, 1982- (author.). Jaquette, Elisabeth, (translator.).

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  • 1 of 1 copy available at Kenton County.

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Erlanger Branch WANNU D (Text) 33126024453221 New Adult Fiction Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9780525655138 hardcover
  • ISBN: 0525655131 hardcover
  • Physical Description: 195 pages ; 22 cm
  • Edition: First United States edition.
  • Publisher: New York : Alfred A. Knopf, 2020.

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Summary, etc.:
"In her therapist's waiting room in Damascus, Suleima meets the strange and reticent Nassim and soon the two begin a strained relationship. But when Nassim, a writer, flees Syria for Germany, he gives Suleima the manuscript for his most recent novel, whose protagonist's life bears discomforting similarities to her own. Whose story is it? What is fact and what is fiction? Narrated in alternating chapters by Suleima and the mysterious woman in Nassim's novel, The Frightened Ones is a probing examination of life in Assad's Syria and the devastating effects of oppression on one's sense of identity"-- Provided by publisher.
Subject: Families > Fiction.
Individuality > Fiction.
Identity (Philosophical concept) > Fiction.
Manuscripts > Fiction.
Syria > History > Civil War, 2011- > Fiction.
Summary: "In her therapist's waiting room in Damascus, Suleima meets the strange and reticent Nassim and soon the two begin a strained relationship. But when Nassim, a writer, flees Syria for Germany, he gives Suleima the manuscript for his most recent novel, whose protagonist's life bears discomforting similarities to her own. Whose story is it? What is fact and what is fiction? Narrated in alternating chapters by Suleima and the mysterious woman in Nassim's novel, The Frightened Ones is a probing examination of life in Assad's Syria and the devastating effects of oppression on one's sense of identity"--

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