Publication Date: January 2008
Other Editions of This Title: Paperback
An adolescent on the streets awakens to his own history when he is forced to confess.
Elias Khoury is the editor of the literary supplement of al-Nahar newspaper in Beirut. He has taught at the American University of Beirut, Columbia University, and NYU. Picador will bring out GATE of the SUN in paperback this spring and Little Mountain, Gates of the City, and The Journey of Little Ghandi. Peter Theroux translated Abdelrahman Munif's "Cities of Salt" and Naguib Mahfouz's "Children of the Alley." He is the author of "Syria Behind the Mask" and "Translating L.A.: Tour of the Rainbow City" and the translator of 9 novels. He has lived and traveled throughout the Middle East, and currently lives in Washington, D.C.