Operation Olive Tree
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Giveaway dates: Nov 30 - Dec 30, 2020
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Such an unusual concept for a story, but the characters, even the secondary characters have such breadth & depth.
Excellent but unusual development of the traditional parental wishes for a child that become ‘denied’.
A few parts of the story seem to take a while to get through but by the end you are truly rooting for Jamal & Irith.
The author definitely appears to have intimate knowledge of the subject allowing details in the plot to totally seem possible.
I would highly r ...more
I gave this book a 3.5 rating. It was very intense and hard to follow at times. I fear that it was written that way to mirror real life in the Middle East. I feel that the true meaning of this book was lost on me because I don’t keep up on foreign policy or politics.
On the other hand, I did learn a lot from reading this book. It made me ...more
I won a copy of this book in a Goodreads giveaway for this honest review.
After living there his entire teen years, he returned to the United States in 1970. Metti attended Nort ...more