The Road To Chlifa

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Item#: 9780889951297
Author Michele Marineau
Cover Paperback

Tells the story of Karim, a seventeen year old Arab boy, who has journeyed from war-torn Lebanon to Montreal by way of Chilfa. Karim's diary, his letters to his friend Bbechir, his memories and dreams combine to tell a story of uprooting and friendship, of love and compromise, and of a terrifying adventure behind the headlines. Shows realistically the discrimination facing immigrants in Quebec.