"Leo Africanus is a beautiful book of tales about people who are forced to accept choices made for them by someone else. . . It relates, poetically at times and often imaginatively, the story of those who did not make it to the New World." --New York Times Book Review
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Amin Maalouf has written seven novels, including The Gardens of Light, Leo Africanus, and The Rock of Tanios, which won the Goncourt Prize in 1993. He is the former director of the leading Beirut newspaper an-Nahar. He lives in Paris.Language Notes:
Text: English (translation)
Original Language: French
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Book Description W. W. Norton & Company, 1989. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. Never used!. Bookseller Inventory # P110393026302
Book Description Book Condition: New. New. Bookseller Inventory # S-0393026302
Book Description W. W. Norton & Company, 1989. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # M0393026302