“A COMPELLING TAPESTRY OF FAMILIAL STRIFE AND STRESSES...GARGASH LAYERS ON THE RESTRICTIONS OF ARAB SOCIETY, MASTERFULLY CAPTURING THE CONSTRICTING EXPECTATIONS EACH PERSON FACES...THE WAY THEY BEHAVE IN RESPONSE IS ONE OF THE MOST REVEALING ASPECTS OF THEIR CHARACTERS. A NUANCED LOOK AT ARAB LIFE AND SOCIETY."

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