White Masks (Hardcover)

Author: Khoury, Elias

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Why was the corpse of Khalil Ahmad Jaber found in a mound of garbage? Why had this civil servant disappeared weeks before his horrific death? Who was this man? A journalist begins to piece together an answer by speaking with his widow, a local engineer, a watchman, the garbage man who discovered him, the doctor who performed the autopsy, and a young militiaman. Their stories emerge, along with the horrors of Lebanon?s bloody civil war and its ravaging effects on the psyches of the survivors. With empathy and candor, Elias Khoury reveals the havoc the war wreaked on Beirut and its inhabitants, as well as the resilience of a people.

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Publisher Archipelago Books
Mfg Part# 9780981987323
SKU 212595388
Format Hardcover
ISBN10 098198732X
Release Date 6/1/2010
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Book Format Hardcover
Number of Pages 0303
Publisher Archipelago Books
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