Reflective novel set in Denmark, France and Canada
Location(s): Brooklyn, New York City (NYC)
Era(s): Mid 2000s
Brooklyn Heights, the fourth novel by award-winning Egyptian author Miral El-Tahawy, revolves around the character of Hend, an Arabic teacher and would-be writer in her late thirties, who emigrates to the United States from Cairo with her eight year old son after the painful break-up of her marriage.
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