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The cat who taught me how to fly : an Arab prison novel / by Hashem Gharaibeh ; translated by Nesreen Akhtarkhavari.

By: Gharāyibah, Hāshim [author.].
Contributor(s): Akhtarkhavari, Nesreen [translator.].
Material type: TextTextSeries: JSTOR eBooks; Arabic literature and language series.Publisher: East Lansing : Michigan State University Press, 2017Description: 1 online resource (pages cm.).Content type: text Media type: computer Carrier type: online resourceISBN: 9781609175139; 1609175131.Uniform titles: Qiṭṭ alladhī ʻallamanī al-ṭayarān. English Subject(s): Prisoners -- Jordan -- Fiction | Prisons -- Jordan -- FictionAdditional physical formats: Print version:: No titleDDC classification: 892.7/36 Online resources: Click here to view this ebook.
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Hashem Gharaibeh is a prolific Jordanian writer and a member of the Jordanian Writers Society. He has received a number of awards, including the Jordanian Writer Society's Mahmoud Saif al-Deen al-Irani award for short stories in 1990, Arab Pioneer's Shield for his literary contribution from the Arab League in 2000, and Nazal Award from the Amman Municipality in 2008.<br> <br> Nesreen Akhtarkhavari is Associate Professor of Arabic Language and Culture and the director of Arabic Studies at DePaul University, where she teaches Arabic literature, film, culture, media, and translation. She cotranslated Desert Sorrows, recognized by World Literature Today as one of the seventy-five top translations for 2015, and the first-ever English translation of Rumi's Arabic poems, L ove Is My Savior: The Arabic Poems of Rumi. <br>

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