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Living on occupied land, his entire village operates in fear of losing their homes, jobs, and belongings. The english language edition was published in the us and uk by. The almond tree graphic book trailer, a novel by michelle. Hanley we first meet 7yearold ichmad hamid in 1955, as he guides his father through a field of landmines in the west bank of palestine to retrieve whats left of the boys tiny sister amal.
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