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I Sweep the Sun Off Rooftops

(1994)
A collection of stories by

 
 
Since the U.S. publication of Women of Sand and Myrrh--which has now sold more than 35,000 copies and was selected as one of the Fifty Best Books of 1992 by Publishers Weekly--Hanan al-Shaykh has attracted an ever larger following for her dazzling tales of contemporary Arab women. In these seventeen short stories--eleven of which are appearing in English for the first time--al-Shaykh expands her horizons beyond the boundaries of Lebanon, taking us throughout the Middle East, to Africa, and finally to London. Stylistically diverse, her stories are often about the shifting and ambiguous power relationships between different cultures--as well as between men and women. Often compared to both Margaret Atwood and Margaret Drabble, Hanan al-Shaykh is "a gifted and courageous writer" (Middle Eastern International).

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August 1998 : USA Library Binding

Title: I Sweep the Sun Off Rooftops
Author(s): Hanan Shaykh, Hanan Al-Shaykh
ISBN: 1-4177-1102-7 / 978-1-4177-1102-4 (USA edition)
Publisher: San Val
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August 2002 : UK Paperback
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Title: I Sweep the Sun Off Rooftops
Author(s): Hanan Al-Shaykh
ISBN: 0-7475-6131-1 / 978-0-7475-6131-6 (UK edition)
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
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August 1998 : USA Paperback
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Title: I Sweep the Sun Off Rooftops
Author(s): Hanan al-Shaykh
ISBN: 0-385-49127-1 / 978-0-385-49127-3 (USA edition)
Publisher: Anchor
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1994 : Australia Paperback
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Title: I sweep the sun off rooftops: Stories
Author(s): Hanan al-Shaykh
ISBN: 1-86373-687-5 / 978-1-86373-687-9 (Australia edition)
Publisher: Allen & Unwin
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April 2013 : USA, Canada Kindle edition
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Title: I Sweep the Sun Off Rooftops
Author(s): Hanan al-Shaykh
Publisher: Anchor
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