City of Oranges

City of Oranges

Jaffa - famed for its orange groves - was for centuries a city of traders, merchants, teachers and administrators, home to Muslims, Christians and Jews alike. That is, until the founding of the state of Israel, which was simultaneously a moment of jubilation for the Jews and a disaster - the Naqba - for the 100,000 Arabs who fled Jaffa in 1948. Through the stories of six families - three Arab and three Jewish - Adam LeBor delicately illuminates the complexity of… (more)

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Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing (January 15, 2012)

Collection: Bloomsbury Paperbacks

Page count: 384 pages

Language: English


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