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By Esther Kofod

ISBN-10: 0989054306

ISBN-13: 9780989054300

THE LIBYAN is an unforgettable memoir, informed with uncooked honesty and a mind for element. This gorgeous memoir sweeps 4 continents and several other many years, from colonial Singapore via Europe and the U.S., to Libya.
A poignant saga of old and cultural wealth, it transports the reader on an exhilarating trip of ardour, terror and betrayal, chronicling a slice of Libya in the course of the early years of Gaddafi’s dictatorship.
An notable narrative with a shock finishing, THE LIBYAN offers a unprecedented look at an imprecise tradition and a tender mother’s trip of affection right into a chaotic global of political intrigue.

"Kofod is an excellent observer of element and perceptive in her descriptions of character... Her love for Libya is obvious and she or he provided a bright account of its sleek historical past throughout the eyes of Lina and Kamal."
-Libya television (English)

"The Libyan deals a different viewpoint on dwelling lower than one of many worst dictatorships of the twentieth century...Kofod fluently weaves a story of romance together with her personal observations of Libya to supply this gripping novel."
-Tripoli put up, Libya

"Ms. Kofod has a robust voice and a heck of a narrative which she tells with integrity and feeling."
-Ethan Chorin, Author
Translating Libya

"The tale by no means strays from its sharp edge... it is a strong learn. fast-paced common, intriguing in drama, and sweeping in time and geography"
-C. Peter Ripley, background Professor Emeritus, writer, Conversations With Cuba

"A attention-grabbing, and from time to time, harrowing account of 1 woman's existence in Libya in the course of the early years of the Gaddafi regime."
-Bronwen Griffiths, writer, A chicken within the House

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THE LIBYAN is an unforgettable memoir, informed with uncooked honesty and a mind for aspect. This beautiful memoir sweeps 4 continents and several other a long time, from colonial Singapore via Europe and the us, to Libya. A poignant saga of historic and cultural wealth, it transports the reader on a thrilling trip of ardour, terror and betrayal, chronicling a slice of Libya in the course of the early years of Gaddafi’s dictatorship.

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