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The Hakawati

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In 2003, Osama al-Kharrat returns to Beirut after many years in America to stand vigil at his father's deathbed. As the family gathers, stories begin to unfold: Osama's grandfather was a hakawati, or storyteller, and his bewitching tales are interwoven with classic stories of the Middle East. Here are Abraham and Isaac; Ishmael, father of the Arab tribes; the beautiful Fatima; Baybars, the slave prince who vanquished the Crusaders; and a host of mischievous imps. Through Osama, we also enter the world of the contemporary ...

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1511317833

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9781511317832

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The Hakawati
2019, Corsair, London

ISBN-13: 9781472154804

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The Hakawati
2019, Audible Studios on Brilliance

ISBN-13: 9781978619449

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The Hakawati
2016, Audible Studios on Brilliance

ISBN-13: 9781511317832

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The Hakawati
2009, Anchor Books, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780307386274

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The Hakawati
2009, Anchor Canada

ISBN-13: 9780385664776

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The Hakawati
2009, Picador, London

ISBN-13: 9780330469692

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The Hakawati
2008, Knopf Publishing Group, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780307266798

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The Hakawati
2008, Picador USA

ISBN-13: 9780330452212

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The Hakawati
2008, Picador, London

ISBN-13: 9780330456203

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The Hakawati
2008, Doubleday Canada

ISBN-13: 9780385664769

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