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Women of the City of the Dead by Helen Watson
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Apr 24, 11

bookshelves: anthropology, folklore, my-reviews, worldcat-reviews
Read from April 21 to 24, 2011

This is like a community of poor and homeless women who could be living anywhere in the Islamic world. I liked Laila, the 17 year old rebel. I also liked several of the stories. Some of them were folkloric, but others were directed toward people in the community in response to events. I particularly liked the story about the girl with the imaginary friend. I also liked the gentle satire of the anthropologist author as a very peculiar bee.
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