The Syrian Ladies Benevolent Society (Paperback)

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The Syrian Ladies Benevolent Society (Paperback)


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With imaginative aplomb and abiding passion, The Syrian Ladies Benevolent Society masterfully traces the deep roots of the Arab immigrant experience. These unforgettable interlocking stories follow an Arab family as they flee the Middle East in the nineteenth century, settle in Montreal in the twentieth, and face the collision between tradition and modernity in the twenty-first. This family includes trailblazing Lebanese freedom fighters, undercover operatives in World War II, and brave Syrian refugees trying to find their place in Canadian society.

The line of daring women culminates in Azur e, a young Arab woman living in the echoes of her ancestors' voices.

Product Details ISBN: 9781487012335
ISBN-10: 1487012330
Publisher: Astoria
Publication Date: November 14th, 2023
Pages: 208
Language: English