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    • The Home That Was Our Country

    • By: Alia Malek
    • Narrated by: Alia Malek
    • Length: 12 hrs and 28 mins
    • Unabridged
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    At the Arab Spring's hopeful start, Alia Malek returned to Damascus to reclaim her grandmother's apartment, which had been lost to her family since Hafez al-Assad came to power in 1970. Its loss was central to her parents' decision to make their lives in America. In chronicling the people who lived in the Tahaan building, past and present, Alia portrays the Syrians - the Muslims, Christians, Jews, Armenians, and Kurds - who worked, loved, and suffered in close quarters, mirroring the political shifts in their country

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