Out of Place: A Memoir.pdf

Out of Place: A Memoir PDF

Edward W. Said

From one of the most important intellectuals of our time comes an extraordinary story of exile and a celebration of an irrecoverable past. A fatal medical diagnosis in 1991 convinced Edward Said that he should leave a record of where he was born and spent his childhood, and so with this memoir he rediscovers the lost Arab world of his early years in Palestine, Lebanon, and Egypt.Said writes with great passion and wit about his family and his friends from his birthplace in Jerusalem, schools in Cairo, and summers in the mountains above Beirut, to boarding school and college in the United States, revealing an unimaginable world of rich, colorful characters and exotic eastern landscapes. Underscoring all is the confusion of identity the young Said experienced as he came to terms with the dissonance of being an American citizen, a Christian and a Palestinian, and, ultimately, an outsider. Richly detailed, moving, often profound,Out of Place depicts a young mans coming of age and the genesis of a great modern thinker.

Out of place. Yes, that was me, adrift at times as I crossed continents, cultures, religions, languages, friends here and gone. But I am also out of places. The places I have lived, sometimes in pain, sometimes in pleasure, are a part of who I am today, of what I have accomplished and still seek to accomplish. Out of Place: A Memoir ISBN 9780679730675 …

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