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A River Dies of Thirst

Authors: Darwish, Mahmoud
Publisher: Steerforth Press
BISAC/Subject: POE013000, POE003000, LIT014000
ISBN: 9781935744672, Related ISBNs: 0981955711, 1935744674, 9780981955711, 9781935744672
Classification: Non-Fiction
Number of pages: 153,
Audience: General/trade
Synopsis: This remarkable collection of poems, meditations, fragments, and journal entries was Mahmoud Darwish’s last volume to come out in Arabic. This River is at once lyrical and philosophical, questioning and wise, full of irony, resistance, and play. Darwish’s musings on unrest and loss dwell on love and humanity; myth and dream are inseparable from truth. Throughout this personal collection, Darwish returns frequently to his ongoing and often lighthearted conversation with death. A River Dies of Thirst is a collection of quiet revelations, embracing poetry, life, death, love, and the human condition.
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