Out of It by Selma Dabbagh
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Out of It Summary
Gaza is being bombed. Rashid - an unemployed twenty-seven-year-old, who has stayed up smoking grass and watching it happen - wakes the next day to the news he has been desperate for: He's won a scholarship to study in London. He will leave this place where his mother pickles vegetables and feuds with the neighbors; where his intellectual, wheelchair-bound brother works on a history of their imperiled country.
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"[An] important and captivating debut novel." - Publishers Weekly
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Selma Dabbagh is a British Palestinian writer based in London. Her short stories have been included in a number of anthologies, including those published by Granta and International PEN. They have also been nominated for the International PEN David TK Wong Award and the Pushcart Prize. Out of It is her first novel.
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