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- DescriptionA story of the unlikely friendship between an elderly Jewish lady and the young Somali nurse who cares for her. Helen and Amina develop a special bond as they confront their troubled pasts and the realities of life in a divided post 9-11 world. A touching meditation on displacement and cultural difference, The Orange Tree paints an insightful portrait of two friends and the shared humanity that binds them together.
- Author BiographyThe author served in the Peace Corps as legal advisor to the Somali National Police Force from 1966-1968. He returned to Somalia as an advisor to the State Department in 1993, and is currently a Board Member of the Somali American Community Association. He is also active in interfaith groups, including the Darfur Interfaith Network.
- Author(s)MR Martin R Ganzglass
- PublisherPeace Corps Writers
- Date of Publication19/05/2011
- FormatPaperback / softback
- SubjectGeneral & Literary Fiction
- Country of PublicationUnited States
- ImprintPeace Corps Writers
- Content Noteblack & white illustrations
- Weight440 g
- Width133 mm
- Height203 mm
- Spine22 mm
- Format DetailsTrade paperback (US),Unsewn / adhesive bound
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