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Cairo from Edge to Edge [Paperback]

By Sonallah Ibrahim (Author)
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The Mother of the World as seen through the lens of French photographer Jean Pierre Ribire and the pen of Egyptian writer Sonallah Ibrahim. The result is a rich and highly original portrait of a city. Ribire's seventy powerful photographs capture fugitive moments in urban life and architecture, in which historic grandeur meets modernity in a race with time. Meanwhile, Sonallah Ibrahim's incisive exploration of Cairo's past and his own past reveals a man living on the edge of a city living on the edge of itself.

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Studio: American University in Cairo Press
Pages   96
Est. Packaging Dimensions:   Length: 9.7" Width: 8.5" Height: 0.3"
Weight:   0.6 lbs.
Binding  Softcover
Release Date   Mar 15, 1998
Publisher   American University in Cairo Press
ISBN  9774244958  
ISBN13  9789774244957  

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More About Sonallah Ibrahim

Register your artisan biography and upload your photo! Born in Cairo in 1937, Sonallah Ibrahim studied law at Cairo University and was imprisoned in 1959 for his political activities. After his release he spent several years abroad and returned in 1974 to Cairo, where he has lived ever since. In 2004 he was awarded and pointedly declined the Egyptian government s prestigious Novelist of the Year prize.

Sonallah Ibrahim was born in 1937.

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1Books > Subjects > Arts & Photography > Photography > Equipment
2Books > Subjects > Arts & Photography > Photography > General
3Books > Subjects > Arts & Photography > Photography > Photo Essays
4Books > Subjects > Arts & Photography > Photography > Travel > Africa
5Books > Subjects > Arts & Photography > Photography > Travel > Middle East
6Books > Subjects > History > Africa > Egypt > General
7Books > Subjects > History > Africa > Egypt
8Books > Subjects > History > Africa > General
9Books > Subjects > History > Middle East > Egypt
10Books > Subjects > Travel > Africa > Egypt > General
11Books > Subjects > Travel > Africa > Egypt

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Nicely captures modern Cairo  Jan 20, 2004
Photography books of contemporary Egypt (as opposed to Pharaonic Egypt) are few and far between, and if nothing else this slim volume is an inexpensive and welcome addition. This is not a book for the tourist or Egyptology fan, but rather a book that will best be appreciated by Cairenes, both Egyptian and foreign, and those more familiar with daily life in modern Egypt. The black-and-white photos fail to capture the dazzling colors of Cairo that assault the eye, but this is not a drawback -- they impart the graininess and grittiness of modern, chaotic, polluted Cairo, and capture Cairo's simultaneous awfulness and beauty. The overall effect is as beautiful as it is depressing. Sonallah Ibrahim's introductory essay captures these same emotions well. This book would make a nice companion to Max Rodenbeck's "Cairo: The City Victorious."

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