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The Resource Crescent, Diana Abu-Jaber, (electronic resource)

Crescent, Diana Abu-Jaber, (electronic resource)

Label
Crescent
Title
Crescent
Statement of responsibility
Diana Abu-Jaber
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
An Arab-American Chocolat ?a sensual blend of food, love and longing. Half-Iraqi, half-American Sirine is a cook at Nadia's Cafe, which draws the neighborhood's Arab students, expatriates, and exiles. All are hungry for "real true Arab food" and connection to their homes. One is Hanif Al Eyad, a new hire in the Near Eastern Studies Department at the university who fled Iraq as a young man. Sirine and Han fall in love over food: a baklava they make together, delicate lamb dishes, hummus glistening with olive oil. Populated by colorful and memorable characters?the lovely Sirine; the handsome Han; Sirine's story-telling uncle, whose fantasic fables are woven into the novel; a poet named Aziz; Nadia and her daughter Mireille? Crescent explores the universal themes of love and loyalty to countries old and new, to those left behind, and to tradition. Some of the characters are learning to live in one country and let go of another, and some are not?a fact that sparks a surprising ending
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technical information on music
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not applicable
Format of music
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Literary text for sound recordings
fiction
Transposition and arrangement
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Label
Crescent, Diana Abu-Jaber, (electronic resource)
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Publication
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digital storage
Color
not applicable
Configuration of playback channels
stereophonic
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Form of item
online
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9781598871562
Sound
sound
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
  • other
  • remote
Speed
unknown
Stock number
8C70AD5A-58AA-4DB3-896A-3F398D9BA6C7
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  • 994106
  • 994106
  • 994106
System details
  • OverDrive MP3 Audiobook
  • OverDrive Listen
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Label
Crescent, Diana Abu-Jaber, (electronic resource)
Link
Publication
Capture and storage technique
digital storage
Color
not applicable
Configuration of playback channels
stereophonic
Dimensions
  • not applicable
  • unknown
Form of item
online
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9781598871562
Sound
sound
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
  • other
  • remote
Speed
unknown
Stock number
8C70AD5A-58AA-4DB3-896A-3F398D9BA6C7
System control number
  • 994106
  • 994106
  • 994106
System details
  • OverDrive MP3 Audiobook
  • OverDrive Listen
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable

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