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House of stone

a saga of home, family, and a lost Middle East

by Anthony Shadid

  • 360 Want to read
  • 27 Currently reading

Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt in Boston .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Social conditions,
  • Families,
  • Social aspects,
  • Home,
  • Emigration and immigration,
  • History

  • Edition Notes

    StatementAnthony Shadid
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHQ663.9 .S53 2012
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25054075M
    ISBN 109780547134666
    LC Control Number2011036906

    "In the House of Stone and Light" is a song by British musician Martin Page. The song was released in July from the album of the same song peaked at number 14 on the U.S. Billboard Hot pop singles chart in and reached number one on the Billboard Adult Contemporary chart. The mountain in the intro of the song is Mt. Kailas, located near the land of : Pop rock, soft rock. House of Stone Novuyo Rosa Tshuma. Norton, $ (p) ISBN Buy this book. Set in Zimbabwe, Tshuma’s darkly humorous debut follows Zamani, a something lodger who.

    This book is about the stones of the White House and the stonemasons from Scotland who created the finest stone carving in eighteenth-century America. The walls of the President’s House are not silent if you look beneath the paint that makes them white and focus your attention on their placement, marks, scars, floral carvings, and varied : $   House of Stone will stand a long time, for those fortunate enough to read it.” — Telegraph (London) PUBLISHERS WEEKLY This book is a beautiful testament to the richness of the Orthodox Christian culture in Lebanon. The book is both nostalgic but practical. Shadid explains the conflicts in the Arab world in a way that /5(85).

      The main narrative of “House of Stone” concerns the rebuilding of the house. Interwoven with this is Shadid’s account of his ancestors and their world, which in the modern era would become. “House of Living Stones is a delightful Lutheran homage to Anne of Green Gables, complete with colorful characters who break the eighth commandment like pros, a heroine both sinner and saint, and a portrait of small-town life that reads like a caricature but is all too real. Katie Schuermann's writing elevates 'ordinary' church life to the.


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Judges Citation. Anthony Shadid’s House of Stone is a lyrical memoir of rebuilding his great-grandfather’s house in southern Lebanon, as well as a granular history of the region, vividly rendering the immigration of the Shadid family to Oklahoma City in the s, a classic—and relevant—American ing us of the loss sustained by the death of this brilliant Middle East.

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