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Leaving Tangier

A Novel

by Tahar Ben Jelloun and Linda Coverdale

Paperback, 275 pages, Penguin Group USA, List Price: $15 |


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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.

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