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Two Grandmothers from Baghdad: And Other Memoirs of Monkith Saaid Rebecca Joubin

Two Grandmothers from Baghdad: And Other Memoirs of Monkith Saaid

Rebecca Joubin

Published March 1st 2008
ISBN : 9789077767023
Paperback
287 pages
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Rebecca Joubin takes the reader to Monkith Saaids childhood in Iraq, where the boys artistic ambitions were a source of shame for his family. Joubin describes Saaids eventual escape to Syria, his years spent studying sculpture in the Netherlands,MoreRebecca Joubin takes the reader to Monkith Saaids childhood in Iraq, where the boys artistic ambitions were a source of shame for his family. Joubin describes Saaids eventual escape to Syria, his years spent studying sculpture in the Netherlands, and his return to Baghdad after the fall of Saddam Hussein. This vivid and deeply personal memoir, presented as a series of vignettes, provides a unique glimpse of Iraqi culture.