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Homes : A Refugee Story - by Abu Bakr Al Rabeeah & Winnie Yeung (Paperback)

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In 2010, the al Rabeeah family left their home in Iraq in hope of a safer life. They moved to Homs, in Syria — just before the Syrian civil war broke out.

Abu Bakr, one of eight children, was ten years old when the violence began on the streets around him: car bombings, attacks on his mosque and school, firebombs late at night. Homes tells of the strange juxtapositions of growing up in a war zone: horrific, unimaginable events punctuated by normalcy — soccer, cousins, video games, friends.

Homes is the remarkable true story of how a young boy emerged from a war zone — and found safety in Canada — with a passion for sharing his story and telling the world what is truly happening in Syria. As told to her by Abu Bakr al Rabeeah, writer Winnie Yeung has crafted a heartbreaking, hopeful, and urgently necessary book that provides a window into understanding Syria.

Number of Pages: 216
Genre: Biography + Autobiography, History
Format: Paperback
Publisher: Broadview Pr
Author: Abu Bakr Al Rabeeah & Winnie Yeung
Language: English
Street Date: May 1, 2018
TCIN: 53535262
UPC: 9781988298283
Item Number (DPCI): 248-81-5097
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