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Issue Details: First known date: 2007 2007
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As a young man disappears, his family is left fearing for what may have become of him. Seeking a new life and release from her sorrow, Aneesa, his sister, leaves her home and moves to London. Yet Aneesa finds she cannot get on with her life without some certainty. Meanwhile, back home, Aneesa's mother is grieving for her son and seeks solace in the company of a young boy, convinced he is her son reincarnated. Aneesa reluctantly returns home, determined to uncover the truth behind her brother's disappearance, and rekindle the sense of belonging that she left behind.

Notes

  • Dedication: For Aida and Aref and for Amou Ahmad

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

    • London,
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      England,
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      United Kingdom (UK),
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      Western Europe, Europe,
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      HarperCollins , 2007 .
      Extent: 233p.
      ISBN: 9780007221950, 9780007221967 (pbk.), 0007221959
    • Leicester, Leicestershire,
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      England,
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      United Kingdom (UK),
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      Western Europe, Europe,
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      Thorpe , 2007 .
      Extent: 312p.
      Edition info: Large print ed.
      ISBN: 1846178614, 9781846178610

Works about this Work

Men's Contradictory Experiences of Power in Nada Awar Jarrar's Dreams of Water Luma Balaa , 2013 single work criticism
— Appears in: Antipodes , December vol. 27 no. 2 2013; (p. 205-211)
'Nada Awar Jarrar was born in Beirut in 1958, and left Lebanon to go and live in Australia when the war broke out in Lebanon. She writes in English and belongs to both the Lebanese women's writing tradition on the subject of war and to the literary corpus of Anglo-Lebanese women's literature in exile. Here, Balaa analyses Jarrar's novel Dreams of Water, which is set during the civil war in Lebanon, and attempts to look at this text from another perspective. ' (Publication abstract)
Men's Contradictory Experiences of Power in Nada Awar Jarrar's Dreams of Water Luma Balaa , 2013 single work criticism
— Appears in: Antipodes , December vol. 27 no. 2 2013; (p. 205-211)
'Nada Awar Jarrar was born in Beirut in 1958, and left Lebanon to go and live in Australia when the war broke out in Lebanon. She writes in English and belongs to both the Lebanese women's writing tradition on the subject of war and to the literary corpus of Anglo-Lebanese women's literature in exile. Here, Balaa analyses Jarrar's novel Dreams of Water, which is set during the civil war in Lebanon, and attempts to look at this text from another perspective. ' (Publication abstract)
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