The Words of My Father by way of Yousef Bashir

The Words of My Father: A Memoir by way of Yousef Bashir
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Overview: In the Gaza Strip, rising up on land owned by way of his circle of relatives for hundreds of years, eleven-year-old Yousef is preoccupied by way of video video games, college pranks, and assembly his father’s impossibly prime requirements. Everything adjustments when the Second Intifada erupts and squaddies occupy the circle of relatives house. Yousef’s father refuses to escape and possibility shedding the home ceaselessly, so the military helps to keep the circle of relatives in a state of digital imprisonment. Yousef struggles to know the way his father may also be so dedicated to non violent co-existence that he welcomes the occupying Israeli squaddies as ‘visitors’, even within the face of unfair and humiliating remedy.

Over time, Yousef learns how one can bear his new lifestyles in captivity – however he cannot watch for {that a} bullet is ready to change into his long run right away. Shot by way of an Israeli soldier on the age of fifteen, and brought to health facility in Tel Aviv, Yousef slowly and painstakingly confronts the paralysis of his decrease frame. Under the ceaseless care of Israeli scientific pros, he features a brand new viewpoint at the price of co-existence. These transformative reviews set Yousef on a troublesome new trail that leads him to learn how to include his father’s philosophy, and unfold a message of co-existence in an international of deep-set sectarianism. The Words of My Father is a shifting coming-of-age tale about survival, tolerance and hope.
Genre: Non-Fiction > Biographies & Memoirs

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