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Your Mother-in-Law Loves You And Other Proverbs and Expressions from Syria

By: Joubin, Rebecca

Price: $28.00

Publisher: Bethesda, Maryland, Ibex Publishers: 2014

Catalog #: 9781588141323

ISBN: 1588141322

Condition: Enlgish and Arabic


Your Mother-in-Law Loves You is a bilingual collection of more than 600 proverbs and expressions from Syria. It is a useful tool for students of Syrian-Arabic, Modern Arabic as well as those interested in the rich culture of the country. When visiting someone unexpectedly, hamatik ba-tohebik or “your mother-in-law loves you” becomes an invitation to join them in their meal. For about ten years, Rebecca Joubin, assistant professor of Arab studies at ... View more info

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Afsaneh, A Novel from Iran

By: Ravinipur, Moniru

Joubin, Rebecca (translator)

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Bethesda, MD, Ibex Publishers: 2013

Edition: Joubin, Rebecca

Catalog #: 9781588140951

ISBN: 1588140954

Condition: English


DESCRIPTION The truth always loses itself among memories. The truth can be lost as though it never existed. Not on the ground or anywhere else. The difference between a historical event and an insignificant happening in the life of an individual is that the historical event has witnesses who can differentiate the truth from the fiction. One evening, thirty ye... View more info