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The Resource I sweep the sun off rooftops, stories by Hanan al-Shaykh ; translated by Catherine Cobham

I sweep the sun off rooftops, stories by Hanan al-Shaykh ; translated by Catherine Cobham

Label
I sweep the sun off rooftops
Title
I sweep the sun off rooftops
Statement of responsibility
stories by Hanan al-Shaykh ; translated by Catherine Cobham
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • ara
  • eng
Summary
A collection of stories on the Arab world. The story, The Land of Dreams, is on a woman aid worker in a village in the Yemen, while in The Marriage Fair a wife in Lebanon tries to obtain a divorce by pretending to be mentally ill. By the author of Beirut Blues
Member of
Action
committed to retain
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Shaykh, Ḥanān
Dewey number
892.7/36
Index
no index present
LC call number
PJ7862.H356
LC item number
A7613 1998
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Cobham, Catherine
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
Short stories
Label
I sweep the sun off rooftops, stories by Hanan al-Shaykh ; translated by Catherine Cobham
Link
http://catdir.loc.gov/catdir/enhancements/fy0601/98015876-d.html
Instantiates
Publication
Bar code
  • 31223129910254
  • 31223129910262
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • The white peacock of Holland Park
  • An unreal life
  • The scratching of angels' pens
  • Cupid complaining to Venus
  • Qut al-Qulub
  • The holiday
  • Do you know someone who can teach me the piano?
  • The keeper of the virgins
  • The land of the sun
  • A season of madness
  • The spirit is engaged now (Do you want to hold?)
  • The marriage fair
  • The land of dreams
  • Place de la catastrophe
  • I don't want to grow up
  • I sweep the sun off rooftops
  • The funfair
Dimensions
21 cm
Edition
1st Anchor Books ed.
Extent
267 pages
Isbn
9780385491273
Lccn
98015876
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
(OCoLC)38566196
Label
I sweep the sun off rooftops, stories by Hanan al-Shaykh ; translated by Catherine Cobham
Link
http://catdir.loc.gov/catdir/enhancements/fy0601/98015876-d.html
Publication
Bar code
  • 31223129910254
  • 31223129910262
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • The white peacock of Holland Park
  • An unreal life
  • The scratching of angels' pens
  • Cupid complaining to Venus
  • Qut al-Qulub
  • The holiday
  • Do you know someone who can teach me the piano?
  • The keeper of the virgins
  • The land of the sun
  • A season of madness
  • The spirit is engaged now (Do you want to hold?)
  • The marriage fair
  • The land of dreams
  • Place de la catastrophe
  • I don't want to grow up
  • I sweep the sun off rooftops
  • The funfair
Dimensions
21 cm
Edition
1st Anchor Books ed.
Extent
267 pages
Isbn
9780385491273
Lccn
98015876
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
(OCoLC)38566196

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