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Zaat - Ibrahim, Sonallah, and Calderbank, Anthony (Translated by)
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This unusual and much lauded novel tells the story of the life of an Egyptian woman--the eponymous Zaat--during the regimes of three Egyptian presidents: Abdel Nasser, Sadat, and Mubarak. Imbued with an Egyptian sense of humor and deeply rooted in the culture and politics of the modern period, the novel takes a humorous but often black look at the changes that have occurred in Egypt over the past few decades. Zaat's life experiences and relationships are set against economic and social upheavals in a style that is both ...

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Zaat 2004, American University in Cairo Press

ISBN-13: 9789774248443

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