New PDF release: Ali and His Russian Mother (Interlink World Fiction)

By Alexandra Chreiteh,Michelle Hartman

ISBN-10: 1566560926

ISBN-13: 9781566560924

Alexandra Chreiteh's Ali and his Russian mom is straight away a normal and notable tale of 2 kids in Lebanon. on the outbreak of the July warfare in 2006, the novel's unnamed younger protagonist reconnects together with her youth good friend and develops a bit overwhelm on him, as they flee the bombs unleashed upon their nation through Israel. Displaced, besides 1000000 others around the kingdom, she and her Russian mom have joined an evacuation for Russian voters, while she back meets up with Ali, her former schoolmate from the South, who additionally has a Russian (Ukrainian) mother.

As the 2 neighbors reunite, chat, and bond in the course of a harrowing bus caravan around the Syrian border to Lattakia, en path to Moscow, Chreiteh's special, comedian feel of the absurd speaks to contradictions confronted through a tender iteration in Lebanon now, sounding out taboos surrounding gender, sexual, spiritual, and nationwide identities. wearing Russian passports like their mothers—both of whom married Lebanese males and settled there—they are pressured to mirror upon their offerings, and shortage of them, in a rustic that's all over again being torn aside by way of violent conflict.

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