Author:Barakat, Ibtisam

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TASTING THE SKY: A PALESTINIAN CHILDHOOD

By: Barakat, Ibtisam

Price: ¥1,000.00

Publisher: Farrar, Straus and Giroux: 2007

Edition: First

Seller ID: RWARE0000019376

ISBN: 0374357331

Condition: Near Fine/Near Fine


A crisp clean first edition (as stated) no markings throughout: In a spare, eloquent memoir, Barakat recalls life under military occupatio n. In 1981 the author, then in high school, boarded a bus bound for Ramalla h. The bus was detained by Israeli soldiers at a checkpoint on the West Ban k, and she was taken to a detention center before being released. The episo de triggers sometimes heart-wrenching memories of herself as a young child, at the start of the 1967 Six Days' War, as Israeli soldiers conducted raid s, their planes bombed her home, and she fled with her family across the bo rder t... View more info