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One day an illiterate Algerian immigrant in Lyon gave his son, Azouz Begag, a book, saying, "This book is a bird." How Begag took flight on the wings of learning is one of the stories that unfolds in this captivating autobiographical novel of growing up amid the multicultural complexities of contemporary France.??Determined to leave behind the poverty of his shantytown life, Begag works to become a star pupil at the local primary school-earning the jealousy and rejection of his Arab playmates even as he contends with the anti-Arab racism of his French peers. Begag's moving and often comical account of negotiating a path between the competing cultural spaces encountered during his childhood is a compelling tale of coming of age in a world of ethnic and racial tensions. A story for all ages, it is also very much of the moment, offering unique insights into the reweaving of the social fabric of France in response to growing ethnic diversity. contemporary,education and reference,foreign language fiction,foreign language study and reference,instruction,literature and fiction,words language and grammar Foreign Language Study & Reference, Bison Books

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Shantytown Kid: Le Gone Du Chaaba
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Begag, Azouz

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Shantytown Kid: Le Gone Du Chaaba

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9780803262584

One day an illiterate Algerian immigrant in Lyon gave his son, Azouz Begag, a book, saying, "This book is a bird." How Begag took flight on the wings of learning is one of the stories that unfolds in this captivating autobiographical novel of growing up amid the multicultural complexities of contemporary France. Determined to leave behind the poverty of his shantytown life, Begag works to become a star pupil at the local primary school--earning the jealousy and rejection of his Arab playmates even as he contends with the anti-Arab racism of his French peers. Begag's moving and often comical account of negotiating a path between the competing cultural spaces encountered during his childhood is a compelling tale of coming of age in a world of ethnic and racial tensions. A story for all ages, it is also very much of the moment, offering unique insights into the reweaving of the social fabric of France in response to growing ethnic diversity.

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EAN (ISBN-13): 9780803262584
ISBN (ISBN-10): 0803262582
Hardcover
Paperback
Publishing year: 2007
Publisher: UNIV OF NEBRASKA PR
212 Pages
Weight: 0,267 kg
Language: eng/Englisch

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ISBN/EAN: 9780803262584

ISBN - alternate spelling:
0-8032-6258-2, 978-0-8032-6258-4

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