Search Type
  • All
  • Subject
  • Title
  • Author
  • Publisher
  • Series Title
Search Title

Download

The Yacoubian Building

The Yacoubian Building( )
Author: Al Aswany, Alaa
Translator: Davies, Humphrey
ISBN:978-977-424-862-7
Publication Date:Mar 2005
Publisher:American University in Cairo Press
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:USD $24.95
Book Description:

The Yacoubian Building holds all that Egypt was and has become over the 75 years since its namesake was built on one of downtown Cairo's main boulevards. From the pious son of the building's doorkeeper and the raucous, impoverished squatters on its roof, via the tattered aristocrat and the gay intellectual in its apartments, to the ruthless businessman whose stores occupy its ground floor, each sharply etched character embodies a facet of modern Egypt--one where political corruption,...
More Description

Book Details
Pages:266
Detailed Subjects: Fiction / General
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):9.2 x 6.3 x 1 Inches
Book Weight:3.08 Pounds



Featured Books

Chances Are ...
Russo, Richard
Hardback: $26.95
Because Internet
McCulloch, Gretchen
Hardback: $26.00
The Tenth Parallel
Griswold, Eliza
Paperback: $18.00

Rate this title:

Select your rating below then click 'submit'.






I do not wish to rate this title.