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Kiteley, Brian
I know many songs, but I cannot sing / Brian Kiteley
New York : Simon & Schuster, c1996
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 Armenian Research Center  PS3561.I855 I15    CALL 593-5181
Subject(s) City and town life -- Fiction
Americans -- Egypt -- Fiction
Subject Cairo (Egypt) -- Fiction
Physical Description 190 p. ; 19 cm
Note ACCESS: May only be used at the Armenian Research Center ; please call 313 593-5181 for Center hours
Summary A novel of Egypt whose protagonist is an American historian. He is Ib from Massachusetts--that's Danish for Jacob--befriended by Gamal, a theater critic who won't leave him alone. The novel follows their friendship during the last week of Ramadan as Gamal takes Ib to visit cafes, family, country, jail. A portrait of modern Egypt where tension between fundamentalists and pro-Westerners has reached boiling point. By the author of Life with Insects
Note Also issued online
Series Armenian Research Center collection

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