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Crescent [CD sound recording] / Diana Abu-Jaber.

Abu-Jaber, Diana. (Author). Doukas, Nike. (Added Author). Tubert, Marcelo. (Added Author).

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Deep River Public Library BCD F Abu (Text to phone) 3603900055038% Adult Fiction CD Available -

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General Note: Compact discs.
Abridged.
Participant or Performer Note: Read by Nike Doukas with Marcelo Tubert.
Subject: Arab American women Fiction
Cookery, Lebanese Fiction
College teachers Fiction
Arab Americans Fiction
Women cooks Fiction
Restaurants Fiction
Los Angeles (Calif.) Fiction
Genre: Love stories.

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Crescent
Crescent
by Abu-Jaber, Diana; Tubert, Marcelo (Read by); Doukas, Nike (Read by)
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Crescent


An Arab-American Chocolata sensual blend of food, love and longing.Half-Iraqi, half-American Sirine is a cook at Nadia's Cafe, which draws the neighborhood's Arab students, expatriates, and exiles. All are hungry for real true Arab food and connection to their homes. One is Hanif Al Eyad, a new hire in the Near Eastern Studies Department at the university who fled Iraq as a young man. Sirine and Han fall in love over food: a baklava they make together, delicate lamb dishes, hummus glistening with olive oil.Populated by colorful and memorable charactersthe lovely Sirine; the handsome Han; Sirine's story-telling uncle, whose fantastic fables are woven into the novel; a poet named Aziz; Nadia and her daughter MireilleCrescent explores the universal themes of love and loyalty to countries old and new, to those left behind, and to tradition. Some of the characters are learning to live in one country and let go of another, and some are nota fact that sparks a surprising ending.
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