Palestine's Children: Returning to Haifa and Other Stories
In Palestine's Children, each story involves a child—a child who is victimized by political events and circumstances, but who nevertheless participates in the struggle toward a better future. As in Kanafani's other fiction, these stories explore the need to recover the past—the lost homeland—by action. At the same time, written by a major talent, they have a universal appeal.
This edition includes the translators' contextual introduction and a short biography of the author.
ABOUT THE AUTHOR
- Introduction—K.E. Riley and B. Harlow.
- The Slope.
- Paper from Ramleh.
- A Present for the Holiday.
- The Child Borrows His Uncle's Gun and Goes East to Safad.
- Doctor Qassim Talks to Eva About Mansur Who Has Arrived in Safad.
- Abu al-Hassan Ambushes an English Car.
- The Child, His Father, and the Gun Go to the Citadel at Jaddin.
- The Child Goes to the Camp.
- The Child Discovers that the Key Looks Like an Axe.
- Suliman's Friend Learns Many Things in One Night.
- Hamid Stops Listening to the Uncles' Stories.
- Guns in the Camp.
- He Was a Child That Day.
- Six Eagles and a Child.
- Returning to Haifa.
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