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Leg over Leg: Volume One - al-Shidyaq, Amad Faris, and Davies, Humphrey (Edited and translated by)
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Finalist for the 2016 National Translation Award given by the American Literary Translators' Association The life, birth, and early years of 'the Fariyaq'-the alter ego of the Arab intellectual Ahmad Faris al-Shidyaq Leg over Leg recounts the life, from birth to middle age, of 'the Fariyaq,' alter ego of Ahmad Faris al-Shidyaq, a pivotal figure in the intellectual and literary history of the modern Arab world. The always edifying and often hilarious adventures of the Fariyaq, as he moves from his native Lebanon to Egypt, ...

Leg over Leg: Volume One 2013, New York University Press, New York

ISBN-13: 9780814729373