Memories of Eden: A Journey Through Jewish Baghdad

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According to legend, the Garden of Eden was located in Iraq, and for millennia, Jews resided peacefully in metropolitan Baghdad. Memories of Eden: A Journey Through Jewish Baghdad reconstructs the last years of the oldest Jewish Diaspora community in the world through the recollections of Violette Shamash, a Jewish woman who was born in Baghdad in 1912, sent to her daughter Mira Rocca and son-in-law, the British journalist Tony Rocca. The result is a deeply textured memoir--an intimate portrait of an individual life, ...

Memories of Eden: A Journey Through Jewish Baghdad 2016, Northwestern University Press

ISBN-13: 9780810134461

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Memories of Eden: A Journey Through Jewish Baghdad 2010, Northwestern University Press

ISBN-13: 9780810126343

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Memories of Eden: A Journey Through Jewish Baghdad 2008, Forum, London, England

ISBN-13: 9780955709500

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