A Memoir of Extremes

Book - 2013
Rate this:
A true story of life in the modern Middle-East spanning the nearly six decades from the nationalism of the 1960s to the Arab Spring of 2011, by a prominent Canadian journalist. In the '60s, Al-Solayee's father was one of the wealthiest property owners in Aden, south of Yemen, but when the country shrugged off its colonial roots, his properties were confiscated. As a gay man living in an intolerant country Al-Solayee fled to be able to enjoy his personal freedom.
Publisher: Toronto, Ontario, Canada : HarperCollins Publishers Ltd., [2013]
Edition: Harper Perennial trade paperback edition
Copyright Date: ©2012
ISBN: 9780062294845
Branch Call Number: PN4913.A4 A3 2013x
Characteristics: 204 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm


From the critics

Community Activity


Add a Comment

There are no comments for this title yet.


Add Age Suitability

There are no ages for this title yet.


Add a Summary

There are no summaries for this title yet.


Add Notices

There are no notices for this title yet.


Add a Quote

There are no quotes for this title yet.

Explore Further

Browse by Call Number

Subject Headings


Find it at MBLN

To Top