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Sabra Zoo

A gripping novel about the conflict between personal and political loyalties set in Beirut during the summer of 1982.

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  • "It is the summer of 1982 and Beirut is under siege. Eighteen-year-old Ivan.s parents have just been evacuated from the city with other cadres of the Palestine Liberation Organisation. Ivan stays on, interpreting for international medical volunteers in Sabra refugee camp by day, getting stoned with them at night, and working undercover for the PLO."
  • "A gripping novel about the conflict between personal and political loyalties set in Beirut during the summer of 1982."@en
  • ""It is the summer of 1982 and Beirut is under siege. Eighteen year old Ivan's parents have just been evacuated from the city with other memebers of the Palestine Liberation Organisation. Ivan stays on, interpreting for international medical volunteers in Sabra refugee camp by day, getting stoned with them at night, and working undercover for the PLO. Hoping to get closer to Eli, a Norwegian physiotherapist, he helps her treat Youssef, a camp orphan disabled by a cluster bomb. An unexpected friendship develops between the three and things begin to look up ... But events take a nasty turn when the president-elect is assassinated. The Israeli army enters Beirut and surrounds the camp, with Eli and Youssef trapped inside. Are rumours of a massacre in the camp true? Will Ivan be able to salvage anything from the chaos?"--Publisher."
  • "During the summer of 1982, eighteen-year-old Ivan's parents are evacuated from Beirut. He chooses to stay behind and acts as an interpreter for international medical volunteers in a refugee camp. There he meets Eli, a Norwegian physiotherapist, and helps her treat Youssef, a camp orphan disabled by a cluster bomb. When the Israeli army enters Beirut and surrounds the camp, Eli and Youssef are trapped inside."

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  • "Historical fiction"
  • "Fiction"
  • "Fiction"@en
  • "Electronic books"@en
  • "Ausgabe"

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  • "Sabra zoo"
  • "Sabra Zoo"@en