On the Hills of God Book
On the Hills of God (Hardcover)
by Ibrahim Fawal (Author)
Hardcover: 446 pages
Publisher: NewSouth Books (August 30, 2006)
Product Dimensions: 8.9 x 6.2 x 1.6 inches
On the Hills of God was the winner of the PEN Oakland Award for Excellence in Literature. "At last, the Palestinian side of the story. This is one of the most enlightening books about the Middle East to have been written in the last half of the 20th century. It is the Palestinian 'Exodus.'" --Fred Bonnie, author of Food Fights and Displaced Persons "I was enthralled by On the Hills of God. This passionate and deeply human narrative should capture anyone interested in the origins of the Middle East conflict, or in the power of a well-told story." --Richard North Patterson, author of Degree of Guilt "Everyone should read and learn from this book." --Robin Ostle, fellow of St. John's College, Oxford University -- Robin Ostle, fellow of St. John's College, Oxford University --This text refers to an out of print or unavailable edition of this title.
On the Hills of God Description
On the Hills of God describes the year-long journey of a boy becoming a man, while all that he has known crumbles to ashes. The novel has been translated into German and Arabic and won the PEN-Oakland Award for literary excellence. Critic Ishmael Reed calls it "a monumental book." This revised edition includes a new introduction.
About On the Hills of God Author
Ibrahim Fawal was born and raised in Ramallah, Palestine. He holds an M.A. in film from UCLA and a D. Phil from Oxford University. He worked with the renowned David Lean as the "Jordanian " first assistant director on Lawrence of Arabia. For 25 years, Fawal taught film and literature at Birmingham-Southern College and the University of Alabama at Birmingham. Fawal lives in Birmingham.