"This is no life. Sooner or later it must finish." It is seven a.m. on a spring morning in Jerusalem. Eighteen-year-old Dima trudges through the mud to college and reflects on many things, including her forthcoming marriage to her cousin Faris. Seventeen-year-old Myriam skips school to sit on the tree-lined hill overlooking the city and think about her friend Michael, whose death she still mourns. And Dima's and Myriam's families - one Palestinian, one Israeli - go about their ordinary, separate lives; for today is like ...

Before We Say Goodbye 2010, Walker Books Ltd, London

ISBN-13: 9781406325041

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