Angeleno Days : : an Arab American Writer on Family, Place, and Politics
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Essays originally published in the Los Angeles times magazine from 1999-2003.
Kingdom of rags -- Valley boys -- The barber of Tarzana -- The teacher's prayer -- Straight shooters -- We were the people -- Nazera -- Contact: the war, sandlot football, and my father -- The messenger of the lost battalion -- An act of forgiveness -- Taps for a broken soldier -- Angeleno days -- Shall we gather in the mountains? -- Baghdad with a human face -- Where is the outrage over Iraq? -- The Arab in the post-world War II novel -- To hope -- Doomed by our blood to care -- No. Not this -- Snuffing the fire of radical Islam -- Meditations on Lebanon, 2006 -- Facing the wall: Arab Americans and publishing -- Why write?
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Tucson : University of Arizona Press, c2009.
Year Published: 2009
Description: viii, 238 p. ; 23 cm.
9780816527731 (pbk. : alk. paper)
0816527733 (pbk. : alk. paper)
Orfalea, Gregory, -- 1949- -- Family.
Orfalea, Gregory, -- 1949- -- Homes and haunts -- Los Angeles.
American literature -- Arab American authors -- Biography.