Celebration Summary
Mary Lee Settle

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Celebration Summary

Although international in scope, the social concerns in Celebration are more or less incidental to the novel's main theme. These social concerns center on the encroachment of the modern world on traditional ways of life in Turkey and Africa, as when the isolated village of the Yezidi, a Kurdish tribe in eastern Turkey, is razed to make room for a highway. Similar depredations occur or can be observed as...

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