Translator: William Granara Publisher: Syracuse University Press Place of Publication: Egypt Date of Publication: 2003 Language: Arabic ISBN: 0-8156-0765-2 Number of Copies: 2 Author: Ashour, Radwa

A novel of life in the mixed culture that existed in Southern Spain before the expulsion of Arabs and Jews, following the life of Abu Jaafar, the bookbinder, and his family as they witness Christopher Columbus’ triumphant parade through the streets.