The Resource Playing cards in Cairo, by Hugh Miles

Playing cards in Cairo, by Hugh Miles

Label
Playing cards in Cairo
Title
Playing cards in Cairo
Statement of responsibility
by Hugh Miles
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Recently installed in Cairo as a freelance journalist and expat barfly, Hugh Miles soon meets and falls in love with Dina, a beautiful Egyptian doctor, who introduces him to Egypt's favourite pastime, the card game tarneeb, to her all-female card circle, and to a previously unseen side of life in the Middle East's greatest city. While the women cut and shuffle, Miles listens to their stories and learns about what it means to be a young Muslim woman, dating, dieting and divorcing in a country where traditional Islamic values are in the ascendant
Cataloging source
UKM
Dewey number
962.16
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Playing cards in Cairo, by Hugh Miles
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Playing cards in Cairo, by Hugh Miles
Publication
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Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
11660860
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Dimensions
24 cm.
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Extent
279 pages
Isbn
9780349119793
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
  • (Sirsi) MA159277
  • (OCoLC)190967328
  • 11660860

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