Omar is an orphaned Palestinian born into chaos, displaced by violence, and driven by forces beyond his control to find his place in the world. He only has one thing to hold on to: a love that propels him forward and gives him hope. Nadia is maturing into womanhood in a refugee community in Damascus. She tries hard to cope with the tough realities of her world, but she is confronted with a cruel load thrust upon her by a selfish brother. Will she break out of her traditional social mould to create her own destiny?
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Lilas Taha is a writer at heart, an electrical engineer by training and an advocate for domestic abuse victims by choice. She was born in Kuwait to a Syrian mother and a Palestinian father, and immigrated to the US following the Gulf war.Review:
"A beautiful and moving tribute to the strength of the human spirit and the enduring power of love" - Ann Weisgarber, author of Orange shortlisted The Personal History of Rachel Dupree
"An enthralling mix of history and Palestinian culture... Riveting" - The Lady
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Book Description Isis Large Print, 2016. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. Never used!. Bookseller Inventory # P111785412000