House at the Edge of Tears, A

Translator: Marilyn Hacker Publisher: Graywolf Press Place of Publication: France Date of Publication: 2005 Language: French ISBN: 1-55597-434-1 Author: Khoury-Ghata, Venus

A hard-hitting but poetic autobiographic account of growing up in war-torn Beruit introduces readers to a young man who is gradually being distanced from his family as the city falls apart around him. Original.