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The Cairo House

a novel

by Samia Serageldin

  • 287 Want to read
  • 32 Currently reading

Published by Syracuse University Press in [Syracuse, N.Y.] .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Egypt
    • Subjects:
    • Egyptian Americans -- Fiction,
    • Young women -- Fiction,
    • Girls -- Fiction,
    • Egypt -- Fiction

    • Edition Notes

      StatementSamia Serageldin.
      GenreFiction.
      SeriesArab American writing
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPS3569.E648 C35 2000
      The Physical Object
      Paginationix, 233 p. ;
      Number of Pages233
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL6781872M
      ISBN 100815606737
      LC Control Number00030088

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