Hope & other dangerous pursuits [electronic resource] / Laila Lalami.
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- ISBN: 9781565127517 (electronic bk.)
- ISBN: 156512751X (electronic bk.)
- Physical Description: 1 online resource (195 p.)
- Edition: 1st ed.
- Publisher: Chapel Hill, N.C. : Algonquin Books of Chapel Hill, c2005.
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The trip -- Before. The fanatic ; Bus rides ; Acceptance ; Better luck tomorrow -- After. The saint ; The odalisque ; Homecoming ; The storyteller.
Set in modern-day Morocco, the story of four vastly different Moroccans who illegally cross the Strait of Gibraltar in an inflatable boat headed for Spain chronicles the circumstances that drive them to risk their lives and the rewards that may or may not prove to be worth the danger.
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