Paper $34.00 ISBN: 9780745328812 Published February 2010 For Sale in All Americas and the Caribbean except Canada
Cloth $85.00 ISBN: 9780745328829 Published February 2010 For Sale in All Americas and the Caribbean except Canada

My Father Was a Freedom Fighter: Gaza's Untold Story

Ramzy Baroud

My Father Was a Freedom Fighter: Gaza's Untold Story

Ramzy Baroud

Distributed for Pluto Press

232 pages | 5.90551 x 9.05512
Paper $34.00 ISBN: 9780745328812 Published February 2010 For Sale in All Americas and the Caribbean except Canada
Cloth $85.00 ISBN: 9780745328829 Published February 2010 For Sale in All Americas and the Caribbean except Canada

Gaza is the frontline in the conflict between Israel and the Palestinians and rarely out of the news, this book explores the daily lives of the people in the region, giving us an insight into what is at risk in each round of violence.

Ramzy Baroud tells his father's fascinating story. Driven out of his village to a refugee camp, he took up arms and fought the occupation at the same time raising a family and trying to do the best for his children. Baroud's vivid and honest account reveals the complex human beings; revolutionaries, great moms and dads, lovers, and comedians that make Gaza so much more than just a disputed territory.

Contents

Acknowledgments
Foreword Dr. Salman Abu Sitta
Preface
Map
1 Happier Times
2 Born into Turmoil
3 Taking Flight
4 A World Outside the Tent
5 Lost and Found
6 Zarefah
7 Al-Naksa: The Setback
8 An Olive Branch and a Thousand Cans of Tomato Sauce
9 Strange Men at the Beach Casino
10 Intifada: … and All Hell Broke Loose
11 Oslo on the Line
12 The World as Seen From the Stone Staircase
13 Dying, Again
Notes
Selected Bibliography
Index

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