Everything you need to understand or teach Men in the Sun and Other Palestinian Stories by Ghassan Kanafani.
Abu Qais rests on damp ground while he considers leaving Basra and traveling to Kuwait in order to procure more money and a better education for his children. He has a son, Qais, and his wife bares a daughter as well. He is an older man and worries about the trip. Abul Khaizuran approaches him about smuggling him to Kuwait in the water tank of the lorry that he drives for Haj Rida. Abu Qais meets with Abul Khaizuran, Assad and Marwan to discuss the terms of being smuggled to Kuwait. Assad negotiates with Abul Khaizuran for the other two men. Abu Qais agrees to the conditions and meets Abul Khaizuran, Assad and Marwan the next morning to begin their journey.
On the journey, Abu Qais takes turns with Assad and Marwan riding in the sun and shade. They hide in...
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