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  • Paperback
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  • The Scar of David
  • Susan Abulhawa
  • English
  • 14 March 2018
  • 9781408813553

10 thoughts on “The Scar of David

  1. says:

    i wrote it so my rating isn't all that relevant to readers but for what it's worth it came from a place of love and I put pieces of my heart in this narrative

  2. says:

    I don't knowI'll tryThis was most certainly the most heartbreaking novel I have ever so far come to read I literally left it aside and swam in a river of my own tears and hatred I can't really write a review that will give this novel all of its credit I just know that I hated myself I hated being an Arab And I hated that

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    I have had a hard time trying to review this book because it affected me on so many emotional levels I almost feel like I a

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    Re reading this one for February 2016 sit in Book Club Originally read in 2011 Isn't it wonderful when a book like Mornings in Jenin inspires readers to discuss think about or research further for information in order to educate and better understand the conflicts of the world Mornings in Jenin is an amazing read and an insight to the lives o

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    A Palestinian perspective on the conflict in the Middle East? Yes this book delivers that A good novel? No not thatThis book starts with the idyllic lives of Palestinian villagers in the early 1940s It moves on to describe their displacement into a refugee camp where the main character Amal is born From there it mostly follows her life up until the early 2000s Amal grows up in the camp but a scholarship is he

  6. says:

    I have to admit my ignorance in the continuing turmoil between Israel and Palestine It seems that it is a conflict that has been going on forever and that many people in the States are at a lose to understand so we watch the news call them all crazy then go about our live This novel opened my eyes to this situat

  7. says:

    Disclosure Won in Goodreads giveawayI suppose this is a type of book that will get some people's panties in a twist so let me say a couple things1 Never ever listen to just one side of the story There needs to be fiction told from the Palestinian point of view just as there needs to be fiction told from the Israeli poin

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    I'm speechless For non Palestinians it's important to read this novel since it summarizes the story of Palestine the stor

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    What a wonderful yet hearbreaking ride this book was Firstly I’ll start with the fact that as soon as I saw the cover and title of this book I knew I had to read it In 1993 94 I answered an add in the paper to go and work as an Au Pair for a family in Israel I can’t explain why Israel there were hunderds of

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    Here's what I wrote about this book written by a friend of mine on the BN websiteEveryone should read Susan Abulhawa’s The Scar of David This story of a Palestinian family’s journey through four generations of Israeli occupation offers beautiful balanced and intensely humanistic insight into the experience of both Palestinians a

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The Scar of David

A heart wrenching powerfully written novel that could do for Palestine what The Kite Runner did for Afghanistan Forcibly removed from the ancient village of Ein Hod by the newly formed state of Israel in 1948 the Abulhejas are moved into the Jenin refugee camp There exiled from his beloved olive groves the family patriarch languishes of a broken heart his eldest son fathers a family and falls victim to an Israeli bullet and his grandchildren struggle against tragedy toward freedom peace and home This is the Palestinian story told as never before throug. i wrote it so my rating isn t all that relevant to readers but for what it s worth it came from a place of love and I put pieces of my heart in this narrative mind-in-the-making-the-seven-essential-life-skills-every-child-needs in 1948 the Abulhejas are moved la-communication-induite-apr-egrave-s-la-mort-une-th-eacute-rapie-r-eacute-volutionnaire-pour-communiquer-avec-les-d-eacute-funts into the Jenin refugee camp There exiled from his beloved olive groves the family patriarch languishes of a broken heart his eldest son fathers a family and falls victim to an Israeli bullet and his grandchildren struggle against tragedy toward freedom peace and home This tensorflow-for-deep-learning-from-linear-regression-to-reinforcement-learning is the Palestinian story told as never before throug. how-to-paint-like-the-old-masters i wrote d-eacute-couvertes-1-s-eacute-rie-jaune-cahier-d-activit-eacute-s-mit-mp3-cd-und-video-dvd-1-lernjahr-d-eacute-couvertes-s-eacute-rie-jaune-ab-klasse-6-ausgabe-ab-2012 it so my rating 2019-weekly-planner-calendar-schedule-organizer-appointment-journal-notebook-to-do-list-and-action-day-8-x-10-inch-blue-magic-mermaid-fairies-under-weekly-amp-monthly-planner-2019-volume-14 isn t all that relevant to readers but for what corvette it s worth rich-dad-s-guide-to-investing-what-the-rich-invest-in-that-the-poor-and-the-middle-class-do-not it came from a place of love and I put pieces of my heart caught-kissing-the-cowboy-a-return-to-snow-valley-romance-english-edition in this narrative

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H four generations of a single familyThe very precariousness of existence in the camps uickens life itself Amal the patriarch's bright granddaughter feels this with certainty when she discovers the joys of young friendship and first love and especially when she loses her adored father who read to her daily as a young girl in the uiet of the early dawn Through Amal we get the stories of her twin brothers one who is kidnapped by an Israeli soldier and raised Jewish; the other who sacrifices everything for the Palestinian cause Amal's own dramatic story t. I have to admit my ignorance in the continuing turmoil between Israel and Palestine It seems that it is a conflict that has been going on forever and that many people in the States are at a lose to understand so we watch the news call them all crazy then go about our live This novel opened my eyes to this situation and made me sad but most of all it made me angry Angry that in a world of mass media and all the technological advances we possess that these atrocities are still going on in many parts of the world I do understand that this novel is biased in its storytelling but even if only parts of these events are true it s too many This novel is the perfect example of how fiction has the power to changeinform us and that s why novels like this should be read I sincerely sympathize and ache for all of the innocent victims of this conflict A must read les-bidochon-tome-1-roman-d-amour in the camps uickens life amusing-ourselves-to-death-public-discourse-in-the-age-of-show-business itself Amal the patriarch's bright granddaughter feels this with certainty when she discovers the joys of young friendship and first love and especially when she loses her adored father who read to her daily as a young girl diary-of-a-minecraft-squid-an-unofficial-minecraft-book-minecraft-diary-books-and-wimpy-zombie-tales-for-kids-19 in the uiet of the early dawn Through Amal we get the stories of her twin brothers one who the-paper-bag-princess-munsch-for-kids is kidnapped by an Israeli soldier and raised Jewish; the other who sacrifices everything for the Palestinian cause Amal's own dramatic story t. I have to admit my final-fantasy-ultimania-archive-volume-2 ignorance kickass-delphi-programming-cutting-edge-delphi-programming-with-an-attitude in the continuing turmoil between Israel and Palestine It seems that batiendo-a-wall-street-peter-lynch-con-la-colaboraci-oacute-n-de-john-rothchild it matriochkas-tome-2-dissidence is a conflict that has been going on forever and that many people sir-cumference-and-the-dragon-of-pi-a-math-adventure in the States are at a lose to understand so we watch the news call them all crazy then go about our live This novel opened my eyes to this situation and made me sad but most of all the-acid-alkaline-diet-for-optimum-health-restore-your-health-by-creating-ph-balance-in-your-diet it made me angry Angry that hush-hush-forest in a world of mass media and all the technological advances we possess that these atrocities are still going on miss-manners-guide-to-a-surprisingly-dignified-wedding in many parts of the world I do understand that this novel from-ice-to-flames-a-west-brothers-novel-english-edition is biased do-you-want-to-start-a-scandal in one-man-out-curt-flood-versus-baseball-landmark-law-cases-and-american-society its storytelling but even camping-pour-la-premi-egrave-re-fois-s-eacute-rie-hh-la-premi-egrave-re-fois-t1 if only parts of these events are true python-pour-les-maths-d-egrave-s-14-ans-nouvelle-mati-egrave-re-du-programme-du-coll-egrave-ge-et-du-lyc-eacute-e it s too many This novel lighthouses-2013-calendar is the perfect example of how fiction has the power to changeinform us and that s why novels like this should be read I sincerely sympathize and ache for all of the dinner-changing-the-game innocent victims of this conflict A must read

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Hreads between the major Palestinian Israeli clashes of three decades; it is one of love and loss of childhood marriage and parenthood and finally of the need to share her history with her daughter to preserve the greatest love she hasPreviously published in a hardcover edition with a limited run under the title The Scar of David this powerful novel is now available in a fully revised newly titled paperback edition The deep and moving humanity of Mornings in Jenin forces us to take a fresh look at one of the defining political conflicts of our lifetime. Disclosure Won in Goodreads giveawayI suppose this is a type of book that will get some people s panties in a twist so let me say a couple things1 Never ever listen to just one side of the story There needs to be fiction told from the Palestinian point of view just as there needs to be fiction told from the Israeli point of view2 Who wants just to read books that don t challenge them3 It really isn t biased Okay had to say that Mornings in Jenin is actually a surprising good novel It also is amazingly compelling I don t say this because of the subject matter but because of the style I don t usually like it when writers tell and do not show Abulhawa does this for large sections of the novel and this is part of the reason why I gave the book four stars and not five The style does not however fully get in the way of the story I read the book in a day and literally could not put it down for the last 150 pages Abulhawa switches points of view so it isn t always telling Additionally she could be drawing on a Palestinian or Arab or Middle Eastern tradition that I m not familiar with The other two almost minor flaws in the novel are that some of plot twists aren t really twists and to be fair Abulhawa doesn t seem to expect them to be I also felt that the style in about 50 pages of the book felt like a lecture but I can understand why The other flaw is that the love between the main character Amal and her husband does not seem as real or even as believable as the love Amal s brother has with his wife Those passages are some of the most beautiful in the novelThose three flaws aside the book is very very good What is most impressive is the even handed tone that Abulhawa takes It s true the Israelis are the villains here But Hello it s written from a Palestinian viewpoint What Abulhawa should get full credit for is the case for peace and understanding this book makes The book ends in part with a marvelous and poignant image Large sections of the book are about loss not just the loss of life and place but the loss of friendship and of family Amal s father for instance had a friendship with a Jewish settler and we see the effect of the conflict on this friendship Abulhawa also makes nice use of the theme of Moses Abulhawa doesn t usually judge for the reader she lets the reader judge She trusts her storytelling and she respects the reader She doesn t worry about what the reader s viewpoint prior to reading the novel might be Instead Abulhawa stays focuses on the story and her themes one of which is how violence begets violence another is understandingI m glad Bloomsbury published this book and I m sorry that I missed this book when it was published by a small press ghost-track-book-1 it learn-japanese-level-3-lower-beginner-japanese-volume-2-lessons-1-25 is one of love and loss of childhood marriage and parenthood and finally of the need to share her history with her daughter to preserve the greatest love she hasPreviously published org-design-for-design-orgs-building-and-managing-in-house-design-teams in a hardcover edition with a limited run under the title The Scar of David this powerful novel minutes-to-kill-scarlet-falls-book-2 is now available bob-books-sight-words-1st-grade in a fully revised newly titled paperback edition The deep and moving humanity of Mornings amazon-com-resonate-present-visual-stories-that-transform-audiences-ebook-nancy-duarte-kindle-store in Jenin forces us to take a fresh look at one of the defining political conflicts of our lifetime. 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About the Author: Susan Abulhawa

سوزان أبو الهوىsusan abulhawa was born to refugees of the 1967 war when Israel captured what remained of Palestine including Jerusalem She currently lives in Pennsylvania with her daughter She is the founder and President of Playgrounds for Palestine a children’s organization dedicated to upholding The Right to Play for Palestinian children Her debut novel Mornings in Jenin was an international bestseller translated into 30 languages Her second novel The Blue Between Sky and Water was likewise a bestseller translated into 20 languages The reach of her books and volume of her readership have made abulhawa one of the most widely read Arab authors in the world Her latest novel Against the Loveless World is out August 25 2020