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    • Farewell Babylon

    • Coming of Age in Jewish Baghdad
    • By: Naim Kattan
    • Narrated by: A. C. Fellner
    • Length: 6 hrs and 12 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3 out of 5 stars 7
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 3

    Here is the exotic world of one of the East's ancient cities, where Naim Kattan was born into the heart of its then teeming Jewish community. In this evocative memoir, a young boy comes of age, discovering work, literature, patriotism, racism - and women and love. This is a story of roots and anguished exile, of thirst for life and life's experiences. Above all it is a memoir of a lost world, a magical city in which Iraq's Kurds, Bedouins, Muslims, Jews, and Christians lived together in a rough sort of harmony.

    Regular price: $24.95