Planet of clay
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Price, Leri, translator.
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New York : World Editions, 2021.
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Forest Ave. Library - Fiction - Adult
Yazbek, S.
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Published
New York : World Editions, 2021.
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Book
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314 pages ; 21 cm
Language
English

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"First published as Al Machaʼa in 2017 by Dar al-Adab in Lebanon"--Title page verso.
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Rima, a young girl from Damascus, longs to walk, to be free to follow the will of her feet, but instead is perpetually constrained. She finds refuge in a fantasy world full of colored crayons, secret planets, and The Little Prince, reciting passages of the Qur'an like a mantra as everything and everyone around her is blown to bits. Since Rima hardly ever speaks, people think she's crazy, but she is no fool--the madness is in the battered city around her. One day while taking a bus through Damascus, a soldier opens fire and her mother is killed. Rima, wounded, is taken to a military hospital before her brother leads her to the besieged area of Ghouta--where, between bombings, she writes her story.
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Winner, English PEN Award

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APA Citation, 7th Edition (style guide)

Yazbik, S., & Price, L. (2021). Planet of clay . World Editions.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Yazbik, Samar and Leri, Price. 2021. Planet of Clay. World Editions.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities (Notes and Bibliography) Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Yazbik, Samar and Leri, Price. Planet of Clay World Editions, 2021.

MLA Citation, 9th Edition (style guide)

Yazbik, Samar,, and Leri Price. Planet of Clay World Editions, 2021.

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