Loom (Arab American Writing) (Paperback)

By Therese Chehade

Syracuse University Press, 9780815609827, 182pp.

Publication Date: November 17, 2010

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Description

As a blizzard blankets the northeast, burying residents and shutting down airports, the Farrah family eagerly awaits the arrival of Eva, a cousin visiting from Lebanon after a long absence. Over the course of several days, while Eva is stranded in New York City, Chehade's nuanced story unfolds in the reminiscences and anxieties of each family member.