The Lemon Tree

The Lemon Tree

Audiobook CD - 2006
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In 1967, not long after the Six Day War, three young Arabs ventured into the town of Ramla, in Jewish Israel. They were on a pilgrimage to see their separate childhood homes, from which their families had been driven out nearly twenty years before during the Israeli war for independence. Only one was welcomed: Bashir Al-Khayri was greeted at the door by a young woman named Dalia.

This act of kindness in the face of years of animosity and warfare is the starting point for a remarkable true story of two families, one Arab, one Jewish; an unlikely friendship that encompasses the entire modern history of Israelis and Palestinians and that holds in its framework a hope for true peace and reconciliation for the region.

Publisher: Minneapolis, MN : HighBridge, p2006.
Edition: Unabridged.
ISBN: 9781565119888
1565119886
Characteristics: 9 compact discs (11 hr.) :,digital ;,12 cm.

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erinsnest
Mar 03, 2015

Feb 2015......I certainly learned a lot listening to this book.....especially with what's going on in the news lately. Unfortunately, true peace seems far, far away.

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de_grammont
Aug 26, 2013

An excellent book detailing the history of the conflict between Israel and Palestine, primarily through the eyes of citizens that are affected by that conflict.

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