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The Dove Flyer (Paperback)

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When his Uncle Hizkel is arrested, Kabi and his family face an uncertain future as do all Jews living in Baghdad. It is 1950 and each member of Kabi's circle has a different dream: his mother wants to return to the Moslem quarter where she felt safer; his father wants to emigrate to Israel and grow rice there; Salim, his headmaster, wants Arabs and Jews to be equal, and Abu Edouard just wants to care for his adored doves.

Fiction & PoetryModern & contemporary fiction post c 1945 Publisher: Peter Halban Publishers Ltd Publication Date: 18/02/2010 ISBN-13: 9781905559183  Details: Type: Paperback Format: Books
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Eli Amir was born in Baghdad in 1937 and left for Israel in 1950. A prize-winning author, he is also a social activist, once saying in Cairo 'How can there be peace without us knowing each other?'

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