Chief Complaint: A Country Doctor's Tales of life in Galilee

Chief Complaint: A Country Doctor's Tales of life in Galilee
Publisher: Just World Books
Published Date: February 2015
ISBN-13: 978-1935982340

In "Chief Complaint" Kanaaneh uses a storyteller's skills of the extensive experience of lives of rural Palestinian citizens of Israel that he gained through decades as a public health physician to reveal the struggles, hopes, and the daily lives of these often forgotten Palestinians. Told with art and tender humour, these stories explore three generations of Galilee Palestinians' lives under Israeli rule.

Shortlisted for the Palestine Book Awards 2015

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Reviewed by: Jessica Purkiss

Born in Arrabeh, north of Nazareth in the Galilee, Dr. Hatim Kanaaneh is his village’s first Western-trained physician. His profession gives him intimate access to his neighbour’s lives. Kananneh chronicles their stories in his book Chief complaint, naming each chapter after the “chief complaint” of its protagonist, the principal reason...

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