Item description for Two Grandmothers from Baghdad: And Other Memoirs of Monkith Saaid (Fiction) by Rebecca Joubin...
This book offers a moving portrait of an artist in Baghdad during the 1960s and '70s.
Rebecca Joubin takes the reader to Monkith Saaid's childhood in Iraq, where the boy's artistic ambitions were a source of shame for his family. Joubin describes Saaid's eventual escape to Syria, his years spent studying sculpture in the Netherlands, and his return to Baghdad after the fall of Saddam Hussein. This vivid and deeply personal memoir, presented as a series of vignettes, provides a unique glimpse of Iraqi culture.
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Studio: de Weideblik Press
Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 7.87" Width: 4.49" Height: 0.79" Weight: 0.79 lbs.
Release Date Jan 2, 2008
Publisher de Weideblik Press
ISBN 9077767029 ISBN13 9789077767023