House of Stone: A Memoir of Home, Family, and a Lost Middle East Summary
Anthony Shadid

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House of Stone: A Memoir of Home, Family, and a Lost Middle East Summary

Anthony Shadid, a reporter for the Washington Post, covers the eighteen-day war in Lebanon in 2006. After covering conflict for fifteen years in places like Baghdad and Beirut, including surviving a shot to the shoulder five years before, he is exhausted by destruction and tension. He leaves Beirut and travels to Marjayoun, the ancestral home his grandparents left in the early twentieth century as the Ottoman Empire was sliced into individual nations...

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