Etel Adnan, a Lebanese American poet, painter, and essayist, lives in Paris, Beirut, and the San Franciso Bay Area. Among her books, the novel Sitt Marie Rose is considered a classic of Middle Eastern Literature. She has been powerful voice for compassion and empowerment in feminist and antiwar movements.
In the Heart of the Heart of Another Country |
A mosaic of lyrical vignettes, at once deeply personal and political, set against the turbulent backdrop of Arab/Western relations. Adnan writes, "Contrary to what is usually believed, it is not general ideas and grandiose unfolding of great events...