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In the Middle of Nowhere : A Quest for Belonging - Ibrahim Yared

In the Middle of Nowhere

A Quest for Belonging

Paperback Published: 14th February 2001
ISBN: 9780863560514
Number Of Pages: 141

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When Abe - a young man with dreams of belonging - went to live in his parents' country, he went to his family's village and had a tomb built in the churchyard for future use. Life went on, with work, children, schooling. Three decades later the tomb was still unoccupied when, during the civil war, the cemetery was destroyed. Abe's grandchildren joined the saga of emigration and started to become familiar with its pattern. In the twentieth century none of their ancestors - on their father's side as well as their mother's - spent their whole life in the same country. The different cemeteries in which each of them ended up indicated the itinerary of that saga.
In an evocative series of reminiscences and personal recollections, Abe tries to approach the inner worlds of immigrants seeking to belong while still navigating in the middle of 'Nowhere'.

Preface
Prologue
Way Back
Back and Forth At the Same Time
Always There Way In
Epilogue
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ISBN: 9780863560514
ISBN-10: 0863560512
Audience: Tertiary; University or College
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 141
Published: 14th February 2001
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 20.63 x 13.56  x 1.04
Weight (kg): 0.22
Edition Number: 1

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