Diary of a Wave Outside the Sea

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Product Details

Price
$16.95
Publisher
New Directions Publishing Corporation
Publish Date
Pages
256
Dimensions
5.8 X 0.5 X 8.7 inches | 0.8 pounds
Language
English
Type
Paperback
EAN/UPC
9780811218313
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About the Author

Dunya Mikhail was born in Baghdad, Iraq, and moved to the United States thirty years later in 1995. After graduating from the University of Baghdad, she worked as a journalist and translator for the Baghdad Observer. Facing censorship and interrogation, she left Iraq, first to Jordan and then to America, settling in Detroit. New Directions published her books The Beekeeper: Rescuing the Stolen Women of Iraq, The Iraqi Nights, Diary of A Wave Outside the Sea, and The War Works Hard--chosen as one the New York Public Library's Books to Remember in 2005--as well as her edited volume, 15 Iraqi Poets. She has received a Guggenheim Fellowship, a Knights Foundation grant, a Kresge Fellowship, and the United Nations Human Rights Award for Freedom of Writing, and works as a special lecturer of Arabic at Oakland University in Michigan.