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Review: Some Dream for Fools by Faiza Guene

Format Read: HardcoverNumber of Pages: 176 pagesRelease Date: Jun 3 2009Publisher: Houghton Mifflin HarcourtFormats Available: Hardcover, eBookPurchasing Info: GoodReads, Book Depository

Received from the Publisher;

Book Blurb:

Ahleme, a young woman living on the outskirts of Paris, is trying to make a life out of the dreams she brought with her from Algeria and the reality she faces every day. Her father lost his job after an accident at his construction site. Her mother was lost to a massacre in Algeria. And her brother, Foued, boils with adolescent energy and teeters dangerously close to choosing a life of crime.

As she wanders the streets of Paris looking for work, Ahleme negotiates the disparities between her dreams and her life, her youth and her responsibilities, the expectations of those back home and the limitations of life in France.

My Thoughts:

I will admit, I had never heard of Faiza Guene before or her first book, Kiffe, Kiffe Tomorrow, though …

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