Zeitoun

Zeitoun

by

Dave Eggers

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Zeitoun’s Canoe

A simple, unadorned piece of corrugated iron, the canoe that Zeitoun bought several years before Hurricane Katrina reminds him of where he came from. He was born in a small coastal town in Syria, but…

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The Hijab

Born into a Southern Baptist family, and having converted to Islam as an adult, Kathy has a privileged insight into what it is like to be Muslim in America. She particularly is able to see…

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Camp Greyhound

Camp Greyhound is the massive temporary prison complex that housed Zeitoun and his three acquaintances, before they were transferred to a state prison. The complex is built in only a couple of days, immediately after…

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