Eclipse of the Sunnis
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Eclipse of the Sunnis : Power, Exile, and Upheaval in the Middle East

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From Amman to Beirut and Damascus, award-winning NPR reporter Deborah Amos follows Sunnis living in exile- the largest exile population in postwar history. Husbands are separated from wives, children from parents, and many are cast into a violent and uncaring subculture in which they have few rights and no roots. Even college-educated women are forced to turn to prostitution. The decisions they make illuminate the human side of the post-conflict displacement in the Middle East and give voice to the trauma of the exiles who must choose daily between dignity and survival.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 256 pages
  • 146 x 226 x 18mm | 299.37g
  • PublicAffairs,U.S.
  • New York, United States
  • English
  • Reprint
  • 158648950X
  • 9781586489502
  • 1,967,885

About Deborah Amos

Deborah Amos's reports can be heard on NPR's award-winning Morning Edition, All Things Considered, and Weekend Edition. For a decade she reported for television news, including ABC's Nightline and World News Tonight and the PBS programs NOW with Bill Moyers and Frontline. She lives in New York City.
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