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Title Dinarzad's children : an anthology of contemporary Arab American fiction / edited by Pauline Kaldas and Khaled Mattawa.

Imprint Fayetteville : University of Arkansas Press, 2009.

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Edition 2nd ed.
Description 1 online resource (xx, 404 pages)
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 401-404).
Contents I. First generation: The new world / Susan Muaddi Darraj -- Airport / Pauline Kaldas -- In-country / Rabih Alameddine -- Easy to say / Sahar Mustafah -- How we are bound / Patricia Sarrafian Ward; II. Cross-cultural encounters: News from Phoenix / Joseph Geha -- Edge of rock / May Mansoor Munn -- Manar of Hama / Mohja Kahf -- Salad lady / Rawi Hage -- Coal bin / D.H. Melhem -- My Elizabeth / Diana Abu-Jaber ; III. Relationships: Oh, Lebanon / Evelyn Shakir -- And what else? / Joseph Geha -- Stage directions for an extended conversation / Yussef El Guindi -- The wedding night / Zahie El Kouri -- Distances / Hedy Habra ; IV. Politics: Hair, prayer, and men / Laila Halaby -- Ohio / Yussef El Guindi -- Maryam and Marisa / David Williams -- It's not about that / Samia Serageldin ; V. Looking homeward: A day at the beach / Alia Yunis -- How I became my mother's daughter / Laila Lalami -- Mariam / Hedy Habra -- Sugar in Amman / Amal Masri ; VI. Shaping identities: Lost in freakin' Yonkers / Randa Jarrar -- He had dreamed of returning / Pauline Kaldas -- First snow / Khaled Mattawa -- The fifty-foot woman / Nabeel Abraham -- The Lebanon-Detroit Express / Alia Yunis -- The American way / Frances Khirallah Noble.
Summary Pauline Kaldas is assistant professor of English and creative writing at Hollins University. She was born in Egypt and immigrated to the United States in 1969. She is the author of Letters from Cairo and Egyptian Compass. Khaled Mattawa, a 2014 MacArthur fellow, is associate professor Department of English Language and Literature at the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor. He was born in Libya and immigrated to the United States in 1979. He is the author of four books of poetry and a number of translations of contemporary Arab poetry. His work has won two Pushcart Prizes, a Guggenheim Fellowship,
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Subject American fiction -- Arab American authors.
American fiction -- 20th century.
American fiction -- 21st century.
Arab Americans -- Fiction.
Short stories, American.
Chronological Term 1900-2099
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Added Author Kaldas, Pauline, 1961-
Mattawa, Khaled.
Darraj, Susan Muaddi. New world.
Kaldas, Pauline, 1961- Airport.
Alameddine, Rabih. In-country.
Mustafah, Sahar. Easy to say.
Ward, Patricia Sarrafian, 1969- How we are bound.
Geha, Joseph. News from Phoenix.
Munn, May Mansoor. Edge of rock.
Kahf, Mohja, 1967- Manar of Hama.
Hage, Rawi. Salad lady.
Melhem, D. H. Coal bin.
Abu-Jaber, Diana. My Elizabeth.
Shakir, Evelyn, 1938- Oh, Lebanon.
Geha, Joseph. And what else?
El Guindi, Yussef. Stage directions for an extended conversation.
El Kouri, Zahie. Wedding night.
Habra, Hedy. Distances.
Halaby, Laila. Hair, prayer, and men.
El Guindi, Yussef. Ohio.
Williams, David, 1953 June 18- Maryam and Marisa.
Serageldin, Samia. It's not about that.
Yunis, Alia. Day at the beach.
Lalami, Laila, 1968- How I became my mother's daughter.
Habra, Hedy. Mariam.
Masri, Amal. Sugar, in Amman.
Jarrar, Randa. Lost in freakin' Yonkers.
Kaldas, Pauline, 1961- He had dreamed of returning.
Mattawa, Khaled. First snow.
Abraham, Nabeel. Fifty-foot woman.
Yunis, Alia. Lebanon-Detroit Express.
Noble, Frances Khirallah. American way.
Other Form: Print version: Kaldas, Pauline. Dinarzad's Children : An Anthology of Contemporary Arab American Fiction. Chicago : University of Arkansas Press, ©2009 9781557289124
ISBN 1610751264 (electronic bk.)
9781610751261 (electronic bk.)
9781557289124 (pbk.)