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By Hatim Kanaaneh

With those brief stories, Hatim Kanaaneh explores the altering, precarious, and ever-shrinking global of Palestinians dwelling in Israel. As his village’s first Western-trained health care provider, Kanaaneh had intimate entry to his neighbor’s lives, and he chronicles them right here in a fictionalized choice of vignettes. His cunningly crafted tales demonstrate the struggles, triumphs, thoughts, and hopes of the indigenous Palestinian neighborhood dwelling in a kingdom that neither recognizes their earlier nor helps their future.

Following a diagnostic scheme utilized by physicians world wide, every one tale is titled with the “chief criticism” of its protagonist. Taken jointly, the tales poignantly express the indigenous Palestinian community’s foundational leader criticism: its conflicted dating with the country of Israel.

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