Translation of Adieu, Babylone.
|Statement||Naim Kattan ; translated from the French by Sheila Fischman.|
|LC Classifications||PZ3.K1584 Far 1980, PQ3919.2.K3 Far 1980|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||191 p. ;|
|Number of Pages||191|
|LC Control Number||79025580|
Farewell Brave Babylon book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers/5(3). Farewell, Babylon is a story of roots and anguished exile, of thirst for life and life's experiences. Above all it is a memoir of a lost world, a magical city in which Iraq's Kurds, Bedouins, Muslims, Jews, and Christians lived together in a rough sort of harmony/5(6). FAREWELL, BABYLON. Coming of Age in Jewish Baghdad The book functions as a loving homage to a time and community that has since virtually disappeared. It is written in tones that convey the wonderment, yearnings and joys of a boy who, in becoming a young man, discovers the meaning of deepening friendships, the first stirrings and fumbling. This is the writing of witness, bringing the past forward and striving toward brilliant objectivity. Reading Farewell, Babylon is like following a rope into a dark, noisy corridor and slowly finding it illuminated. —Quill & Quire. This title is now available as an eBook through Google Play.
FAREWELL, BABYLON. Hardcover – January 1, by Na"Im Kattan (Author) out of 5 stars 6 ratings. See all 14 formats and editions Hide other formats and editions. Price New from Used from Audible Audiobook, Unabridged "Please retry" $ $ /5(6). Find many great new & used options and get the best deals for Farewell, Babylon by Naim Kattan (, Hardcover) at the best online prices at eBay! Free shipping for many products! Farewell Babylon [Music Download] By: Andrew Ehrenzeller. Jesus Culture / / Music Download. Write a Review. In Stock. Stock No: WWDL Browse. All Products. In "Farewell, Babylon," Naim Kattan takes readers into the heart of exotic midth-century Baghdad's then-teeming Jewish community. Jews had lived in Iraq for 25 centuries, long before the time of Christ or Muhammad, but anti-Semitism and nationalism were on the rise.
Additional Physical Format: Online version: Kattan, Naïm, Farewell, Babylon. Toronto: McClelland and Stewart, © (OCoLC) Material Type. FAREWELL, BABYLON. by Naim Kattan the descendants of the same people who wrote the Talmud in Babylon 25 centuries ago, were wiped out or dispersed with the rise of Arab nationalism after World War II. The unnamed narrator cannot forget his boyhood witnessing of a pre-war Farhoud--pogrom--the recurrence of which all the Iraqi Jews know will. Farewell, Babylon is a story of roots and anguished exile, of thirst for life and life's experiences. Above all it is a memoir of a lost world, a magical city in which Iraq's Kurds, Bedouins, Muslims, Jews, and Christians lived together in a rough sort of harmony. out of 5 stars Farewell Babylon. Reviewed in the United Kingdom on 9 January My family left Baghdad about years ago. I find it facinating to see the social religious and cultural attitudes that are related in the book, transported to Calcutta India. a good read. Read more/5(6).