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Diary of a Wave Outside the Sea

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Diary of a Wave Outside the Sea

By Dunya Mikhail; Elizabeth Winslow (Translator)

New Directions Publishing Corporation, Paperback, 9780811218313, 256pp.

Publication Date: May 1, 2009

Description
The two halves of Mikhail's book merge past and present in a lyrical memoir that moves between memories of her childhood, her father's death, her Iraqi poet-peers and friends, her job as a journalist for theBaghdad Observer, and culminates with the birth of her daughter Larsa.