by Tahar Ben Jelloun and Linda Coverdale
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Azel, a native of Tangier, escapes to Barcelona by becoming the lover of an older man, Miguel, but as Azel becomes disillusioned, his sister, Kenza, agrees to marry Miguel to gain Spanish citizenship, only to become drawn to a troubled expatriate.
The city of Tangier, the setting for Tahar Ben Jelloun's 2006 novel, Leaving Tangier.
June 8, 2011 Daily Beast and Newsweek editor Tina Brown highlights a novel and a pair of articles about travel to and from places we've recently come to identify with the "Arab spring" — getting in and getting out of countries where daily life can be a struggle.
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