They Die Strangers (Modern Middle East Literatures in Translation Series)

3.74 avg rating
( 19 ratings by Goodreads )
 
9780292705081: They Die Strangers (Modern Middle East Literatures in Translation Series)

They Die Strangers, a novella and thirteen short stories, is the first full-length work of the distinguished Yemeni writer Mohammad Abdul-Wali to appear in English. Abdul-Wali died tragically in an aviation accident, and his stories were collected after his death by the translators Abubaker Bagader and Deborah Akers.

Abdul-Wali was born in Ethiopia of Arab Yemeni parents. His stories, filled with nostalgia and the bitterness of exile, deal with the common experiences of Yemenis like himself who are caught between cultures by the displacements of civil war or labor migration. His characters include women left behind, children raised without fathers, and men returning home after years of absence. He explores the human condition through the eyes of the oppressed and disenfranchised and is particularly sympathetic to the plight of women.

"synopsis" may belong to another edition of this title.

About the Author:

Abubaker Bagader is Professor of Sociology at King Abdul Aziz University in Jiddah, Saudi Arabia.

"About this title" may belong to another edition of this title.

Top Search Results from the AbeBooks Marketplace

1.

Mohammad Abdul-Wali
Published by University of Texas Press, United States (2002)
ISBN 10: 0292705085 ISBN 13: 9780292705081
New Paperback Quantity Available: 1
Seller:
The Book Depository
(London, United Kingdom)
Rating
[?]

Book Description University of Texas Press, United States, 2002. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Language: English . Brand New Book. They Die Strangers, a novella and thirteen short stories, is the first full-length work of the distinguished Yemeni writer Mohammad Abdul-Wali to appear in English. Abdul-Wali died tragically in an aviation accident, and his stories were collected after his death by the translators Abubaker Bagader and Deborah Akers. Abdul-Wali was born in Ethiopia of Arab Yemeni parents. His stories, filled with nostalgia and the bitterness of exile, deal with the common experiences of Yemenis like himself who are caught between cultures by the displacements of civil war or labor migration. His characters include women left behind, children raised without fathers, and men returning home after years of absence. He explores the human condition through the eyes of the oppressed and disenfranchised and is particularly sympathetic to the plight of women. Bookseller Inventory # AAJ9780292705081

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
10.84
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: FREE
From United Kingdom to U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

2.

Abdul-Wali, Mohammad
Published by University of Texas Press (2002)
ISBN 10: 0292705085 ISBN 13: 9780292705081
New Quantity Available: > 20
Print on Demand
Seller:
Pbshop
(Wood Dale, IL, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description University of Texas Press, 2002. PAP. Book Condition: New. New Book. Shipped from US within 10 to 14 business days. THIS BOOK IS PRINTED ON DEMAND. Established seller since 2000. Bookseller Inventory # IQ-9780292705081

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
7.99
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: 2.98
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

3.

Mohammad Abdul-Wali
Published by University of Texas Press, United States (2002)
ISBN 10: 0292705085 ISBN 13: 9780292705081
New Paperback Quantity Available: 1
Seller:
The Book Depository US
(London, United Kingdom)
Rating
[?]

Book Description University of Texas Press, United States, 2002. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Language: English . Brand New Book. They Die Strangers, a novella and thirteen short stories, is the first full-length work of the distinguished Yemeni writer Mohammad Abdul-Wali to appear in English. Abdul-Wali died tragically in an aviation accident, and his stories were collected after his death by the translators Abubaker Bagader and Deborah Akers. Abdul-Wali was born in Ethiopia of Arab Yemeni parents. His stories, filled with nostalgia and the bitterness of exile, deal with the common experiences of Yemenis like himself who are caught between cultures by the displacements of civil war or labor migration. His characters include women left behind, children raised without fathers, and men returning home after years of absence. He explores the human condition through the eyes of the oppressed and disenfranchised and is particularly sympathetic to the plight of women. Bookseller Inventory # AAJ9780292705081

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
11.17
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: FREE
From United Kingdom to U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

4.

Abdul-Wali, Mohammad
Published by Center for Middle Eastern Studies, the Univer 1/1/2002 (2002)
ISBN 10: 0292705085 ISBN 13: 9780292705081
New Paperback or Softback Quantity Available: 10
Seller:
BargainBookStores
(Grand Rapids, MI, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Center for Middle Eastern Studies, the Univer 1/1/2002, 2002. Paperback or Softback. Book Condition: New. They Die Strangers. Book. Bookseller Inventory # BBS-9780292705081

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
11.43
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: FREE
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

5.

Abdul-Wali, Mohammad
Published by Center for Middle Eastern Stud (2017)
ISBN 10: 0292705085 ISBN 13: 9780292705081
New Paperback Quantity Available: > 20
Print on Demand
Seller:
Murray Media
(North Miami Beach, FL, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Center for Middle Eastern Stud, 2017. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Never used! This item is printed on demand. Bookseller Inventory # 0292705085

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
10.55
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: 1.48
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

6.

Mohammad Abdul-Wali
ISBN 10: 0292705085 ISBN 13: 9780292705081
New Quantity Available: 5
Seller:
ReadWhiz
(Portland, OR, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # ria9780292705081_ing

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
12.13
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: FREE
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

7.

Abdul-Wali, Mohammad
ISBN 10: 0292705085 ISBN 13: 9780292705081
New Quantity Available: 6
Seller:
Paperbackshop-US
(Wood Dale, IL, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description 2002. PAP. Book Condition: New. New Book. Shipped from US within 10 to 14 business days. Established seller since 2000. Bookseller Inventory # KS-9780292705081

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
10.44
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: 2.98
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

8.

Mohammad Abdul-Wali
Published by University of Texas Press
ISBN 10: 0292705085 ISBN 13: 9780292705081
New Paperback Quantity Available: > 20
Seller:
BuySomeBooks
(Las Vegas, NV, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description University of Texas Press. Paperback. Book Condition: New. 146 pages. Dimensions: 8.5in. x 5.5in. x 0.4in.They Die Strangers, a novella and thirteen short stories, is the first full-length work of the distinguished Yemeni writer Mohammad Abdul-Wali to appear in English. Abdul-Wali died tragically in an aviation accident, and his stories were collected after his death by the translators Abubaker Bagader and Deborah Akers. Abdul-Wali was born in Ethiopia of Arab Yemeni parents. His stories, filled with nostalgia and the bitterness of exile, deal with the common experiences of Yemenis like himself who are caught between cultures by the displacements of civil war or labor migration. His characters include women left behind, children raised without fathers, and men returning home after years of absence. He explores the human condition through the eyes of the oppressed and disenfranchised and is particularly sympathetic to the plight of women. This item ships from multiple locations. Your book may arrive from Roseburg,OR, La Vergne,TN. Paperback. Bookseller Inventory # 9780292705081

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
13.80
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: FREE
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

9.

Abdul-Wali, Mohammad; Bagader, Abubaker [Translator]; Akers, Deborah [Translator];
Published by Center for Middle Eastern Studies, The University of Texas at Austin (2002)
ISBN 10: 0292705085 ISBN 13: 9780292705081
New Paperback Quantity Available: 10
Seller:
Ergodebooks
(RICHMOND, TX, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Center for Middle Eastern Studies, The University of Texas at Austin, 2002. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # INGM9780292705081

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
11.28
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: 3.72
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

10.

Abdul-Wali, Mohammad
Published by Univ Texas Press
ISBN 10: 0292705085 ISBN 13: 9780292705081
New Softcover Quantity Available: 1
Print on Demand
Seller:
Rating
[?]

Book Description Univ Texas Press. Book Condition: BRAND NEW. BRAND NEW Softcover - This title is now printed on demand - please allow added time for shipment! A Brand New Quality Book from a Full-Time Bookshop in business since 1992!. Bookseller Inventory # 2115164

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
15.33
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: FREE
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

There are more copies of this book

View all search results for this book