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.

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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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