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A gorgeously written, erotically charged first novel of a young woman's spiritual journey in Morocco The Road to Fez tells the story of Brit Lek, a young American woman born to Sephardic-Jewish parents. Seeking solace and a sense of belonging after her mother's death, 18-year-old Brit returns to Morocco, her birthplace and home for the first six years of her life. Brit ...more
Paperback, 240 pages
Published March 1st 2001 by Counterpoint LLC
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Judith
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Ann Dallman
Apr 05, 2014 rated it it was amazing
Sometimes a book can transport the reader back to a treasured time and place. The Road to Fez does just that. The sights, sounds, and smells of Morocco all returned to me the moment I began reading this enchanting novel. But another feeling also returned to me. Once again I experienced what it feels like to be a young woman who is newly in love. For Brit Lek, the central character of this novel, that experience is much stronger for occurring in an exotic locale.

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May 02, 2013 rated it really liked it
I took a seminar on Philip Roth with Professor Setton my fifth year at Lehigh and it changed my perspective on reading, education, and my understanding of religion. One of the things I loved about Professor Setton was that she took us on a journey together - she was experiencing the text with us and some of them for the first time. All opinions were equal and valid. I have wanted to read her novel ever since and am so glad I did. I will admit this was difficult to follow at first and I struggled ...more
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great book, written by one of my writing professors. great imagery, very vivid.
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