Description - The Last Chapter by Leila Abouzeid
"The Last Chapter" tells the story of Aisha, a young Moroccan woman, and her struggle to find an identity in the Morocco of the second half of the twentieth century. Her story is told through a series of flashbacks, anecdotes, and glimpses of the past, all bound up with a worldview that takes in Morocco, its politics, people, traditions, Islam, and marriage. Aisha's troubled romantic encounters uncover the shifting male and female roles within the Morocco of her lifetime.
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(205mm x 123mm x 12mm)
The American University in Cairo Press
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Author Biography - Leila Abouzeid
Leila Abouzeid began her career as a radio and TV journalist, and also worked as press assistant in government ministries and in the prime minister's office. She is the author of two memoirs, a collection of short stories, and the critically acclaimed novel The Year of the Elephant. The Last Chapter is her second novel.