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It's easier to reach heaven than the end of the street : a Jerusalem memoir / by Emma Williams ; foreword by Brian Urquhart.

Williams, Emma (Author).

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  • 3 of 3 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Eckhart PL - Main 956.05 WIL (Text) 840191002639564 Adult Nonfiction - Upper Level Available -
Greensburg-Decatur Co PL - Greensburg BIO WILLIAMS (Text) 32826011751682 Adult Biography Available -
Mooresville PL - Mooresville 921 WIL (Text) 37323001881112 NONFIC Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781566567893 (pbk.)
  • ISBN: 1566567890 (pbk.)
  • Physical Description: xxxv, 412 pages : maps ; 22 cm
  • Edition: 1st American ed.
  • Publisher: Northampton, Mass. : Olive Branch Press, 2010.

Content descriptions

General Note:
First published in Great Britain in 2006 by Bloomsbury Publishing, London.
Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references (pages 381-403).
Formatted Contents Note:
Introduction: Just over the hill -- A forest of peace -- "All changed, changed utterly" -- "The only real option" -- A sense of closure -- It can't get worse -- The head in the yard -- In Bethlehem? -- "When we are destroyed" -- Sumud and corruption -- Living with terror -- "Only God" -- For the peace of the settlements -- Between the Alaska mosque and the Columbia checkpoint -- Separation -- Days -- Two zoos -- Countdown -- Epilogue.
Summary, etc.:
In August, 2000, Emma Williams arrived with her three small children in Jerusalem to join her husband and to work as a doctor. A month later, the Palestinian intifada erupted. For the next three years, she was to witness an astonishing series of events in which hundreds of thousands of lives, including her own, were turned upside down.
Subject: Williams, Emma
Arab-Israeli conflict > 1993-
Arab-Israeli conflict > 1993- > Social aspects.
Al-Aqsa Intifada, 2000-
Americans > Jerusalem > Biography.
Women physicians > Jerusalem > Biography.
Jerusalem > Biography.
Jerusalem > Social conditions > 21st century.
Rām Allāh > Social conditions > 21st century.
Tel Aviv (Israel) > Social conditions > 21st century.

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