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Beirut Fragments

A War Memoir

by Jean Said Makdisi

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  • 24 Currently reading

Published by Persea .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Literature: Texts,
  • Middle East - History,
  • Biography & Autobiography,
  • Biography / Autobiography,
  • History: World,
  • Middle East,
  • Military - Other,
  • Historical - General,
  • Middle East - General,
  • Biography & Autobiography / Personal Memoirs,
  • General

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages260
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8231974M
    ISBN 10089255245X
    ISBN 109780892552450


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She raised three sons, taught English and Humanities at Beirut University College-and she by: Beirut Fragments is the only work on the Lebanese civil war () that covers the lives of ordinary Beirutis.

Whereas almost all other books are loaded with interviews with politicians and analysts and are decorated with conclusions trying to understand the causes of the war and assess its consequent destruction, Jean Said Makdisi, the sister of the late famous Palestinian writer Edward /5(7).

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Then there is Makdisi's special treatment of Israeli troops at war. All other combatants in the Lebanese civil war turn up in Beirut Fragments in an impressionistic and faceless way. Facts about them are simply absent; the many foreign armies that fought in Lebanon (especially the Syrian and Iranian) never appear in the book.

Beirut (/ b eɪ ˈ r uː t / bay-ROOT; Arabic: بيروت ‎, romanized: Bayrūt; French: Beyrouth, pronounced) is the capital and largest city of recent population census has been conducted, but estimates ranged from slightly more than 1 million to million as part of Greater Beirut, which makes it the third-largest city in the Levant region and the fifteenth-largest in Country: Lebanon.

Buy Beirut Fragments: A War Memoir by Jean Said Makdisi online at Alibris. We have new and used copies available, in 2 editions - starting at $ Shop Range: $ - $ A New York Times Book Review Notable Book An intensely personal yet timelessly crafted portrait of life in a worn-torn city, Beirut Fragments spans the years of the civil war in Lebanon, When thousands fled, Jean Said Makdisi chose to stay.

She raised three sons, taught English and Humanities at Beirut University College-and she wrote. They lived in America before moving to Beirut inwhere she taught English and Humanities at the Beirut University College. They remained in Beirut throughout the Lebanese Civil War and the Israeli invasion.

Makdisi documented the city's decline in her first book, Beirut Fragments: a. Beirut fragments: a war memoir. [Jean Said Makdisi] Home. WorldCat Home About WorldCat Help.

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Born in Jerusalem, raised in Egypt, educated in England and America, Makdisi married a Lebanese man and settled in Beirut in Despite the Israeli invasion and 15 years of civil war, the Makd. Genre/Form: History: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Makdisi, Jean Said. Beirut fragments.

New York: Persea Books, © (OCoLC) SIDELIGHTS: In her first book, Beirut Fragments: A War Memorial, Jean Said Makdisi presents an account of life in war-torn Beirut since the mids. Makdisi, who was born in Jerusalem, raised in Egypt, and educated in the United States and England, settled in Beirut in after marrying a Lebanese professor.

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In her book Beirut Fragments: A War Memoir, Jean Said Makdisi makes one of these attempts. To write a memoir of the civil war in Lebanon is not an easy task since it lasted almost fifteen years.

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