Monday, December 25, 2017

Border Life

All the Rivers UK Edition

All the Rivers by Dorit Rabinyan

Liat is spending time in the New York apartment of friends, while she studies for her translation degree. Hilmi is living in Brooklyn, trying to make it as an artist. Their whirlwind romance would be uneventful except for the fact that Liat is Jewish and comes from Tel Aviv, and Hilmi is a Palestinian from Ramallah, in the West Bank. With this book, Rabinyan brings us an
exquisitely crafted, modern “Romeo and Juliette” story that strikes at the heart of how the Israeli-Palestinian conflict can tear people apart.

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All the Rivers US Edition
Serpent’s Tail in the UK released "All the Rivers" by Dorit Rabinyan on March 2, 2017, and Penguin Random House released it in the USA on April 25, 2017. This book is available from Amazon, Barnes & Noble, Kobo Books, Kobo audio books, eBooks, iTunes (iBook or audiobook), The Book Depository (free worldwide delivery), new or used from Alibris or Better World Books (free worldwide delivery, support literacy) as well as from an IndieBound store near you.

PS/FYI: Am Oved published “Gader Chaya,” the original Hebrew version of this book, in 2014. "Gader Chaya" is Hebrew for hedge, but a purely literal translation would be "live border."
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