By Alexandra Chreiteh,Michelle Hartman
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 mothersboth of whom married Lebanese males and settled therethey 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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Ali and His Russian Mother (Interlink World Fiction) by Alexandra Chreiteh,Michelle Hartman