Ali and His Russian Mother

Ali and His Russian Mother Alexandra Chreiteh s Ali and his Russian Mother is at once an ordinary and extraordinary story of two young people in Lebanon At the outbreak of the July War in the novel s unnamed young protago

  • Title: Ali and His Russian Mother
  • Author: Alexandra Chreiteh Michelle Hartman
  • ISBN: 9781566560924
  • Page: 169
  • Format: Paperback
  • Alexandra Chreiteh s Ali and his Russian Mother is at once an ordinary and extraordinary story of two young people in Lebanon At the outbreak of the July War in 2006, the novel s unnamed young protagonist reconnects with her childhood friend and develops a little crush on him, as they flee the bombs unleashed upon their country by Israel Displaced, along with a million oAlexandra Chreiteh s Ali and his Russian Mother is at once an ordinary and extraordinary story of two young people in Lebanon At the outbreak of the July War in 2006, the novel s unnamed young protagonist reconnects with her childhood friend and develops a little crush on him, as they flee the bombs unleashed upon their country by Israel Displaced, along with a million others across the country, she and her Russian mother have joined an evacuation for Russian citizens, when she again meets up with Ali, her former schoolmate from the South, who also has a Russian Ukrainian mother.As the two friends reunite, chat, and bond during a harrowing bus caravan across the Syrian border to Lattakia, en route to Moscow, Chreiteh s unique, comic sense of the absurd speaks to contradictions faced by a young generation in Lebanon now, sounding out taboos surrounding gender, sexual, religious, and national identities Carrying Russian passports like their mothers both of whom married Lebanese men and settled there they are forced to reflect upon their choices, and lack of them, in a country that is yet again being torn apart by violent conflict.Like Chreiteh s acclaimed first novel, Always Coca Cola, this story employs deceptively simple language and style to push the boundaries of what can be talked about in Arabic fiction Again focused on the preoccupations of young people and their hopes for the future, Ali and his Russian Mother represents a fresh, daring voice in Arabic literature today.

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    About “Alexandra Chreiteh Michelle Hartman”

    1. Alexandra Chreiteh Michelle Hartman

      Alexandra Chreiteh is a Lebanese author known for her frank writing and portrayal barriers faced by Arab women.Alexandra Chreiteh was raised in a religiously conservative region by her Russian mother and Lebanese father Chreiteh completed her Bachelor s degree in English Language and Literature at the Lebanese American University in Beirut, Lebanon.After being granted a graduate fellowship by Yale University, she began her PhD in Comparative Literature during the fall of 2009 While at Yale, Chreiteh has completed her Masters of Arts in Comparative Literature in 2012 as well as a Masters of Philosophy in Comparative Literature in 2013 She has also been teaching creative writing at Yale.

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