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The Mother Wound (Amani Haydar, Macmillan)

Like her own mother before her, Amani Haydar lost her mother young. In 2006 Haydar’s grandmother was killed in the 2006 Israeli–Lebanese conflict. In 2015 Haydar’s mother was murdered by her husband—Haydar’s father—just months before the author gave birth to her first child. The Mother Wound is an accomplished debut...

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Category: Reviews