Children of Bethany: The Story of a Palestinian Family
Bloomington, IN: Indiana University Press, 1989. First edition. First printing [stated]. Hardcover. Sewn binding. Cloth over boards. viii, , 243,  p. From Wikipedia: "Said K. Aburish (1 May 1935-29 August 2012) was a Palestinian-Egyptian journalist and writer. Born to a Palestinian father and Egyptian mother, Aburish attended school in Jerusalem and Beirut. He returned to Beirut in the 1950s as a reporter for Radio Free Europe and the London Daily Mail. Over the years, Aburish has written extensively about the Israeli Palestinian conflict, and his works on the subject include Cry Palestine, Children of Bethany and The Forgotten Faithful: The Christians of the Holy Land. Aburish has written a trio of biographies regarding three of the most prominent Arab presidents, Nasser: The Last Arab, Arafat: From Defender to Dictator and Saddam Hussein: The Politics of Revenge. Aburish has also been a strong critic of the Saudi royal family, most notably in the book The Rise, Corruption and Coming Fall of the House of Saud. Condition: Fair in good dust jacket. Cover has some moisture staining that has marked the inside of the DJ. DJ has some wear, soiling, and creases. Some edge and page soiling. Some sticker residue/scuffing on fep.
Keywords: Palestinian, Khalil Aburish, Lazarus, Entrepreneur, Rashedeh, Tourism, Arab-Israeli, Jews, Diaspora, Journalists, Family History, Dispossession, Exile, Alienation