5 In Their Father's Country.

Author:Rhodes, Fred
Position:Brief article - Book review
 
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5 IN THEIR FATHER'S COUNTRY

BY ANNE MARIE DROSSO

PUBLISHED BY TELEGRAM BOOKS

ISBN 9781846590597

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In Their Father's Country is the tale of Claire and Gabrielle Sahli, two sisters, growing up in 1920s Cairo. Of mixed descent, they occupy a precarious position in Egypt's increasingly nationalist wealthy classes. When their father dies, the sisters find themselves depending on others as they attempt to maintain a position within their volatile society. While others like them leave, the Sahlis cling on to their homes and livelihoods, as Cairo is rocked by violent...

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