Leaving Tangier: a novel
From one of the world's great writers, a novel that mirrors the journeys of millions who leave home for a better life In Leaving Tangier , award-winning, internationally bestselling author Tahar Ben Jelloun tells the story of a Moroccan brother and sister making new lives for themselves in Spain. Azel is a young man in Tangier who dreams of crossing the Strait of Gibraltar. When he meets Miguel, a wealthy Spaniard, he leaves behind his girlfriend, his sister, Kenza, and his mother, and moves with him to Barcelona, where Kenza eventually joins them. What they find there forms the heart of this novel of seduction and betrayal, deception and disillusionment, in which Azel and Kenza are reminded powerfully not only of where they've come from, but also of who they really are.
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|Grouping Title||leaving tangier|
|Grouping Author||ben jelloun tahar|
|Last Grouping Update||2019-11-08 18:42:43PM|
|Last Indexed||2019-12-12 04:24:41AM|
|author||Ben Jelloun, Tahar, 1944-|
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|available_at_bemis||Bemis Public Library|
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|owning_location_bemis||Bemis Public Library|
|title_display||Leaving Tangier : a novel|
|title_full||Leaving Tangier : a novel / Tahar Ben Jelloun ; translated from the French by Linda Coverdale|