The Bells of Memory: A Palestinian Boyhood in Jerusalem

The Bells of Memory: A Palestinian Boyhood in Jerusalem
Publisher: Linda Leith Publishing
Published Date: April 2014
ISBN-13: 978-1927535394

Issa J. Boullata grew up in a Palestinian family in the Jerusalem of the 1930s band 1940s, when Palestine was under the British Mandate. This memoir is delightful in its reflections and detailed in its recollections.


Reviewed by: Maha Salah

Born in Jerusalem on February 25, 1929, during the British Mandate of Palestine, the author, Issa Boullata, a prominent Palestinian scholar, writer and translator of Arabic literature living in Montreal, shares with us a memoir of his childhood living in Jerusalem in the years before the Nakba in 1948. According to Boullata: "No year is burnt...


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