Autor: Michael Chabon
ISBN-13: 9780062431783
Veröffentl: 30.05.2017
Einband: Taschenbuch
Seiten: 434
Gewicht: 466 g
Format: 230x154x32 mm
Sprache: Englisch

Kingdom of Olives and Ash

Writers Confront the Occupation

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Published to coincide the with 50th anniversary of the Israel occupation of the West Bank, an anthology that explores the human cost of the conflict there as witnessed by such notable writers as Colum McCann, Colm Toibin, Dave Eggers, Geraldine Brooks, and of course, editors Michael Chabon and Ayelet Waldman.
A groundbreaking collection of essays by celebrated international writers bears witness to the human cost of fifty years of Israeli occupation of the West Bank and Gaza.
In Kingdom of Olives and Ash, Michael Chabon and Ayelet Waldman, two of today's most renowned novelists and essayists, have teamed up with the Israeli NGO Breaking the Silence-an organization comprised of former Israeli soldiers who served in the occupied territories and saw firsthand the injustice there-and a host of illustrious writers to tell the stories of the people on the ground in the contested territories.

Kingdom of Olives and Ash includes contributions from several of today's most esteemed storytellers including: Colum McCann, Jacqueline Woodson, Colm Toibin, Geraldine Brooks, Dave Eggers, Hari Kunzru, Raja Shehadeh, Mario Vargas Llosa and Assaf Gavron, as well as from editors Chabon and Waldman. Through these incisive, perceptive, and poignant essays, readers will gain unique insight into the narratives behind the litany of grim destruction broadcasted nightly on the news, as well as deeper understanding of the conflict as experienced by the people who live in the occupied territories. Together, these stories stand witness to the human cost of the occupation.
Editiert von: Michael Chabon, Ayelet Waldman
Ayelet Waldman is the author of, among other books, the memoir A Really Good Day and the novel Love & Treasure. She is the editor of the anthology Inside This Place Not of It: Narratives from Women's Prisons.

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Autor: Michael Chabon
ISBN-13:: 9780062431783
ISBN: 0062431781
Erscheinungsjahr: 30.05.2017
Verlag: Harper Collins Publ. USA
Gewicht: 466g
Seiten: 434
Sprache: Englisch
Sonstiges: Taschenbuch, 230x154x32 mm