A month by the sea: encounters in Gaza

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Dervla Murphy recounts the events, people, and ironies she encountered while living in Gaza during Summer 2011.
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9781906011475
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subject_facet Middle East -- Description and travel, Middle East -- Social conditions -- 21st century, Middle East -- Social life and customs -- 21st century
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