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Jul 17, 1989
| ISBN 9780394755267
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Jul 17, 1989 | ISBN 9780394755267
Banned in Saudia Arabia, this is a blistering look at Arab and American hypocrisy following the discovery of oil in a poor oasis community.
Abdul Rahman Munif was a Saudi novelist. His novels included strong political elements as well as mockeries of the Middle Eastern elite classes. His work so offended the rulers of Saudi Arabia that many of his books were banned and his Saudi… More about Abdelrahman Munif
"The only serious work of fiction that tries to show the effect of oil, Americans and the local oligarchy on a Gulf country."–Edward W. Said
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