Occupied voices: stories of everyday life from the second Intifada

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Thunder's Mouth Press/Nation Books ;
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[2003]
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English
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As the Middle East peace process disintegrates and the second Palestinian Intifada begins, Wendy Pearlman, a young Jewish woman from the American Midwest travels to the West Bank and Gaza Strip in a quest to talk to ordinary Palestinians. A remarkable narrative emerges from her conversations with doctors, artists, school kids, and families who have lost loved ones or watched their homes destroyed. Their stories, ranging from the humorous to the tragic, paint a profile of the Palestinians that is as honest as it is uncommon in the Western media: that of ordinary people who simply want to live ordinary lives. As Pearlman writes, "the personal stories and heartfelt reflections that I encountered did not expose a hatred of Jews or a yearning to push Israelis into the sea. Rather, they painted a portrait of a people who longed for precisely that which had inspired the first Israelis: the chance to be citizens in a country of their own."
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subject_facet Al-Aqsa Intifada, 2000- -- Personal narratives, Palestinian, Interviews, Palestinian Arabs -- Gaza Strip -- Interviews, Palestinian Arabs -- West Bank -- Interviews, Personal narratives, Palestinian
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title_full Occupied voices : stories of everyday life from the second Intifada / Wendy Pearlman ; photos by Laura Junka
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title_sub stories of everyday life from the second Intifada
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