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By Alexandra Chreiteh,Michelle Hartman

ISBN-10: 1566560926

ISBN-13: 9781566560924

Alexandra Chreiteh's Ali and his Russian mom is without delay a standard and outstanding tale of 2 teens in Lebanon. on the outbreak of the July conflict in 2006, the novel's unnamed younger protagonist reconnects together with her adolescence buddy and develops a bit overwhelm on him, as they flee the bombs unleashed upon their state through Israel. Displaced, besides 1000000 others around the nation, she and her Russian mom have joined an evacuation for Russian electorate, while she back meets up with Ali, her former schoolmate from the South, who additionally has a Russian (Ukrainian) mother.

As the 2 pals reunite, chat, and bond in the course of a harrowing bus caravan around the Syrian border to Lattakia, en path to Moscow, Chreiteh's specified, comedian experience of the absurd speaks to contradictions confronted via a tender new release in Lebanon now, sounding out taboos surrounding gender, sexual, non secular, and nationwide identities. sporting Russian passports like their mothers—both of whom married Lebanese males and settled there—they are pressured to mirror upon their offerings, and absence of them, in a rustic that's once more being torn aside via violent conflict.

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