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Product Description: Sherazade is seventeen, Algerian, and a ­runaway in Paris. This novel exposes with honesty and lyricism the various issues that affect a young woman living in a city which is both sophisticated and provincial, liberal and conservative, tolerant and prejudiced...read more

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9780704327788 | Quartet Books Ltd, March 1, 1998, cover price $19.95 | About this edition: Sherazade is seventeen, Algerian, and a ­runaway in Paris.

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9781566569880 | Interlink Pub Group Inc, May 2, 2014, cover price $17.95 | About this edition: Sherazade is seventeen, Algerian, and a ­runaway in Paris.
9780704381254 | Interlink Pub Group Inc, March 1, 2000, cover price $17.95 | About this edition: Sherazade is seventeen, Algerian, and a run-away in Paris.

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Product Description: This series is designed to bring to North American readers the once-unheard voices of writers who have achieved wide acclaim at home, but are not recognized beyond the borders of their native lands. With special emphasis on women writers, Interlink's Emerging Voices series publishes the best of the world's contemporary literature in translation or original English...read more

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9781566562485 | Interlink Pub Group Inc, July 1, 1999, cover price $15.00 | About this edition: This series is designed to bring to North American readers the once-unheard voices of writers who have achieved wide acclaim at home, but are not recognized beyond the borders of their native lands.

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A novel about the life of Mani, a third-century Persian mystic, whose dualistic religious philosophy, Manichaeism, was destroyed by religious enemies who persecuted its believers and burned its texts after Mani was betrayed by the heir of the ruler who had been his protector (view table of contents)

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9781566562478 | Italian edition edition (Interlink Pub Group Inc, September 1, 1998), cover price $25.00 | About this edition: A novel about the life of Mani, a third-century Persian mystic, whose dualistic religious philosophy, Manichaeism, was destroyed by religious enemies who persecuted its believers and burned its texts after Mani was betrayed by the heir of the ruler who had been his protector

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Product Description: Book by Lemsine, Aicha

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9780704301610 | Interlink Pub Group Inc, March 1, 1998, cover price $12.95 | About this edition: Book by Lemsine, Aicha

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Product Description: In this stunning novel, Assia Djebar intertwines the history of her native Algeria with episodes from the life of a young girl in a story stretching from the French conquest in 1830 to the War of Liberation of the 1950s. The girl, growing up in the old Roman coastal town of Cherchel, sees her life in contrast to that of a neighboring French family, and yearns for more than law and tradition allow her to experience...read more

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9780704326101 | Reissue edition (Quartet Books Ltd, March 1, 1997), cover price $19.95 | About this edition: In this stunning novel, Assia Djebar intertwines the history of her native Algeria with episodes from the life of a young girl in a story stretching from the French conquest in 1830 to the War of Liberation of the 1950s.

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9780435086213, titled "Fantasia an Algerian Cavalcade" | Heinemann, March 15, 1993, cover price $25.00

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Product Description: Isma and Hajila are both wives of the same man, but they are not rivals. Isma - older, vibrant, passionate, emancipated - is in stark contrast to the passive, cloistered Hajila. In alternating chapters, Isma tells her own story in the first person, and then Hajila's in the second person...read more

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9780704326705 | Quartet Books Ltd, March 1, 1997, cover price $19.95 | About this edition: Isma and Hajila are both wives of the same man, but they are not rivals.

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9780435086220 | Heinemann, March 15, 1993, cover price $22.50

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Product Description: A French entomologist, attending a symposium in Cairo, finds a cruious kind of bean being on a market stall. It is claimed the beans, derived from the scarab beetle, have magic powers; specifically the power to guarantee the brith of a male infant - and when the entomologist does some research in to the matter, discovering the incidence of female birth has become increasingly rare, he is left in no doubt that the world has entered intoa critical phase of its history...read more

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9780807613733 | George Braziller, June 1, 1995, cover price $18.50 | About this edition: A French entomologist, attending a symposium in Cairo, finds a cruious kind of bean being on a market stall.

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Tanios, the illegitimate son of a powerful Sheik, becomes caught up in the political intrigues of the Middle East

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9780807613658 | George Braziller, October 1, 1994, cover price $18.50 | About this edition: Tanios, the illegitimate son of a powerful Sheik, becomes caught up in the political intrigues of the Middle East

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9780704370340 | Quartet Books Ltd, March 1, 1994, cover price $19.95

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9780704327382 | Quartet Books Ltd, July 1, 1991, cover price $29.95

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Product Description: This 1976 book provides both a historical survey and a critical analysis of the literature in French from West and Equatorial Africa. Professor Blair begins by discussing the social, educational and political influences which led to the formation of the Negritude movement and to a flowering of French-African creative writing...read more

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9780521211956 | 1 edition (Cambridge Univ Pr, November 24, 1976), cover price $54.50

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9780521284035 | Cambridge Univ Pr, July 1, 1981, cover price $54.99 | About this edition: This 1976 book provides both a historical survey and a critical analysis of the literature in French from West and Equatorial Africa.

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