Books tagged: israel and palestine

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The Fragile Mistress
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 58,910. Language: English. Published: May 3, 2011 by Hamilton Stone. Category: Fiction » Women's fiction » General
The Fragile Mistress is a dark and penetrating look at pre-1967 Israel and Palestine through the eyes of 14 year old Liana Bialik. After her American father's suicide, Liana's Jerusalem-born mother decides to take Liana and her sister back to her homeland, where her family has lived for four generations. Liana feels overwhelmed and suffocated by her mother and begins to reach out.
Fast Times in Palestine
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 121,390. Language: English. Published: May 10, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
Pamela Olson, a small town girl from eastern Oklahoma, had what she always wanted: a physics degree from Stanford University. But instead of feeling excited for what came next, she felt consumed by dread and confusion. This irresistible memoir chronicles her journey from aimless ex-bartender to Ramallah-based journalist and foreign press coordinator for a Palestinian presidential candidate.
The Kidron Bible
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 89,290. Language: English. Published: May 22, 2011 by The Electronic Book Company. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
The core of the book factually recounts the diplomatic history of Hashemite and Zionist relations with the victorious Powers in 1919, the year in which Arab hopes of nationhood were dashed and Jewish hopes were raised in the promise of a homeland in Palestine. Part factual, part fictional, the book explains why Palestinian hopes, raised by the recent “Arab Spring”, may again be dashed.
A Year in Tyr
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 117,410. Language: English. Published: July 26, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
This is the memoir of an American who spent 2009-2010 with his family in Tyr, Lebanon near the border with Israel. Become an armchair expat as he shares his experiences of anti-American bias and the chances of a war with Israel constantly looming. You will be fascinated to walk through Tyr vicariously, and troubled as you realize what lurks below the surface there also lurks here and everywhere.
An Unwitting Antichrist
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Series: A Tubal Cain Novel, Book 1. You set the price! Words: 52,180. Language: English. Published: December 7, 2011. Category: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Satire
For as far back as he could remember, Tubal Cain had always tried to make the world a better place. And invariably, he always got it wrong. After years of keeping to himself rather than risk inadvertently wreaking havoc, he found the unfortunate accident of an elderly fellow employee too much to bear. This quest sets off such a chain of events that lead to, quite possibly the end of the world.
Don't Call Me Naomi - A Middle East Short Story
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,240. Language: English. Published: January 18, 2012. Category: Fiction » Adventure » War & military
She's a housewife and mother like any other, except that she carries a gun for her government and is part of an elaborate border defense plan.
Pretending Democracy
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Price: $40.00 USD. Words: 160,160. Language: English. Published: March 20, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Democracy
Can a state be both democratic and ethnically self-defined? Pretending democracy: Israel, an ethnocratic state unpacks this issue by using Israel as a case study. Based on papers presented at AMEC’s 2010 conference themed ‘Locating ethnic states in a cosmopolitan world: The case of Israel’, the book interrogates concepts such as ‘cosmopolitanism’, ‘nationalism’, ‘ethnocracy’ and ‘citizenship’.
My Jewish Wife
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Price: $2.00 USD. Words: 53,240. Language: British English. Published: October 18, 2013. Category: Fiction » Romance » General
Antonio and Susan meet quite by chance, their cultural differences are not going to keep them apart, Love conquers all they say, but does it? They decide to get married and go to Israel to try out life on a Kibbutz, shortly afterwards war breaks out. They are separated by the I.D.F. and sent to different ends of Israel. Antonio is captured by the enemy which is the beginning of the end.
The Wisdom Tree: A Mother's Journey into Israel and Palestine
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 60,700. Language: English. Published: October 21, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
The Wisdom Tree is a memoir of the author's travels with her college-age son in Israel and Palestine, travels that shift her perception of her relationship with her son and completely upend her preconceptions about the geopolitical landscape.
On Top of Mount Zion
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 11,890. Language: English. Published: March 5, 2014. Category: Plays » American / African American
The time is the near future. Israel's bombing of Iran has turned into a catastrophe for the U.S. Since most Americans believe that our Mideast policy is controlled by American Jews in the interest of what is best for Israel, that produces a wave of antisemitism. A NY Jewish senator, his Israeli nephew and their friends discover a way to fight the bigots. Surprisingly, this is a comedy.