Last Days in Babylon : The Story of the Jews of Baghdad, Paperback Book

Last Days in Babylon : The Story of the Jews of Baghdad Paperback

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Marina Benjamin grew up in London, feeling estranged from her family's Middle Eastern ways, refusing to speak Arabic or eat their food.

But when Benjamin had her own child a few years ago, she realized that she was losing her link to the past, inspiring a journey to Baghdad and into her family's history.

Her discoveries will haunt anyone who seeks to understand a country whose ongoing struggles continue to command the world's attention.

By turns moving and funny, "Last Days in Babylon" is an adventure story, a riveting history and a timely reminder that behind today's headlines are real people whose lives are caught in the crossfire of misunderstanding, prejudice and ambition.

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  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 352 pages
  • Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
  • Publication Date:
  • Category: Middle Eastern history
  • ISBN: 9780747593287

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