Book Size: 5.25" x 8"

Pages: 192

Format: Paperback

ISBN: 9781623718992

Imprint: Interlink Books

Edition: 1

Release date: Spring 2021

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Under the Gaze of Angels

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“Crafted with labor to keep the heart free from hate, these beautiful stories allowed me the enormous privilege of access to a Palestine I’d never have otherwise known…” _ Isabel Huggan, author of Belonging: Home Away from Home

About this book

Under the Gaze of Angels offers treasured views of family and neighborhood life, native to the Galilee, in the years leading up to and following the upheavals of 1948. A collection of four stories, told with simplicity and warmth, they include three set during the time of British mandate rule: "Zuha and the Book Vendor," "The English Gramophone," and "Yildiz the Turkish Woman." These are followed by the book's title work, a remembrance that travels from childhood to elder years, pursued by loss.

Imagined or recalled in exile, these vivid, evocative mementos quietly disarm the violence that surrounds them, restoring a stolen past to memory under the gaze of angels.

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About the author

Said Habib is a Toronto-based writer of Palestinian descent. Under the Gaze of Angels is his first published work.

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“Crafted with labor to keep the heart free from hate, these beautiful stories allowed me the enormous privilege of access to a Palestine I’d never have otherwise known…” _ Isabel Huggan, author of Belonging: Home Away from Home

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