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In this title, eleven short stories take us back to an Alexandria past, the cosmopolitan city in the years before, during, and following the Second World War. Through vivid portraits of characters from his youth, Tzalas tells of lives caught up in the turbulent currents of history and the transformation of a beloved city, with 11 illustrations.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9789774248108
ISBN-10: 9774248104
Format: Paperback
(199mm x 125mm x 15mm)
Pages: 224
Imprint: The American University in Cairo Press
Publisher: The American University in Cairo Press
Publish Date: 28-Feb-2004
Country of Publication: Egypt

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Author Biography - Harry E. Tzalas

Harry Tzalas was born and educated in Alexandria. In 1956, he emigrated with his family to Brazil before settling in Greece. He is the founder and president of the Hellenic Institute for Ancient and Medieval Alexandrian Studies, based in Athens. Anna Boghiguian is one of Egypt's foremost contemporary artists. She has illustrated editions of Constantine Cavafy and Gluseppe Ungaretti. She lives in Cairo and Montreal. She is the author of Anna's Egypt: An Artist's Journey (AUC Press, 2003).