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Thursday, December 17, 2009

The Nightingale by Morgana Gallaway

Set in modern Mosul, Iraq, this book offers a glimpse into the challenges of everyday life and the changes war brings to a family. Leila al-Ghani and her family lived very will during the regime of Saddam Hussein, but when Hussein’s regime is toppled, Leila’s once-modern family begins to shift towards conservatism. Leila finds she is living in a very dangerous city which may hinder her goal of becoming a doctor.

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