The White Zone (Hardcover)

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In 2007 two cousins, one Shiite and one half Sunni, struggle to live a normal life in war-torn Baghdad. Soldiers and civilians are caught up in fighting, and families are torn apart. (9-14)

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The White Zone is a story of two cousins, Shiite Nouri and half Sunni Talib, and their lives in the aftermath of the Iraq war. Marsden gives a ten-year-old-eye view of sectarian strife and the life in and around Baghdad, including the famous Mutanabi Street, where Iraq's vibrant book culture was once centered. The snowfall at the end of the book is a real event.
Product Details
ISBN: 9780761373834
ISBN-10: 0761373837
Publisher: Carolrhoda Books
Publication Date: January 1st, 2012
Pages: 184
Language: English
Series: Exceptional Reading & Language Arts Titles for Intermediate

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