Kingdom of Olives and Ash: Writers Confront the Occupation

By: Michael Chabon and Ayelet Waldman (Edited by)

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CD2 - An uncorrected proof paperback book in very good condition that has some bumped corners, light discoloration and shelf wear. Contributors: Lorraine Adams, Geraldine Brooks, Michael Chabon, Lars Saabye Christensen, Maylis De Kerangal , Anita Desai, Dave Eggers, Assaf Gavron, Arnon Grunberg, Helon Habila, Ala Hlehel, Fida Jiryis, Porochista Khakpour, Hari Kunzru, Rachel Kushner, Mario Vargas Llosa, Eimear McBride, Colum McCann, Eva Menasse, Emily Raboteau, Taiye Selasi, Raja Shehadeh, Madeleine Thien, Colm Toibi?n, Ayelet Waldman, Jacqueline Woodson. A groundbreaking collection of essays by celebrated international writers bears witness to the human cost of fifty years of Israeli occupation of the West Bank and Gaza. 9"x6", 434 pages. Satisfaction Guaranteed. In Kingdom of Olives and Ash, Michael Chabon and Ayelet Waldman, two of today's most renowned novelists and essayists, have teamed up with the Israeli NGO Breaking the Silence - an organization comprised of former Israeli soldiers who served in the occupied territories and saw firsthand the injustice there - and a host of illustrious writers to tell the stories of the people on the ground in the contested territories. Kingdom of Olives and Ash includes contributions from several of today's most esteemed storytellers including: Colum McCann, Jacqueline Woodson, Colm Toibin, Geraldine Brooks, Dave Eggers, Hari Kunzru, Raja Shehadeh, Mario Vargas Llosa and Assaf Gavron, as well as from editors Chabon and Waldman. Through these incisive, perceptive, and poignant essays, readers will gain unique insight into the narratives behind the litany of grim destruction broadcasted nightly on the news, as well as deeper understanding of the conflict as experienced by the people who live in the occupied territories. Together, these stories stand witness to the human cost of the occupation.

Title: Kingdom of Olives and Ash: Writers Confront the Occupation

Author: Michael Chabon and Ayelet Waldman (Edited by)

Categories: Essays,

Publisher: New York, Harper Perennial: 2017

ISBN: 0062431781

ISBN 13: 9780062431783

Binding: Paperback

Book Condition: Very Good

Jacket Condition: No Jacket as Issued

Type: Advance Reading Copy (ARC)

Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall

Book ID: ec51918