Diana Abu-Jaber

“What about Danny Thomas?" Uncle Hal asks. "What happened to him?

"Dead," Uncle Abdelhafiz says. "Nice Lebanese boy."
"Never mind about Danny Thomas, look what happened to your whole family! Look at your cousin Farouq, Great Uncle Ziad, Auntie Seena and Jimmy's son Jalal," Aunt Jean cuts in disapprovingly.
"Dead, dead, dead, and in jail.”


Diana Abu-Jaber, The Language of Baklava: A Memoir
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