S. G. Sawaged
Between A Kingdom and a Country
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Samuel is a child who has lots of friends, a puppy named Buddy, and a first grade teacher whom he loves. He also has a father with a terrible temper and a mother torn between life in America and the customs and traditions of the kingdom of her birth.
Not wanting to shame her family with divorce, and regretting not marrying the suitor her mother choose for her, Samuel’s mother must come to grips with her life before it destroys her.
In this heartbreaking and compelling story, Samuel tells the story of his family life, interspersed with his mother’s journal entries, which reveal the shame and agony his mother feels and secrets she has kept hidden from her only son.
As tragic as it is heroic, Between a Kingdom and a Country is about the triumph of the human spirit that is bound to stir deep emotions in any reader. [mehr]
Stichwörter: family, culture, Middle Eastern Culture, personal conflict