Year of the Elephant: A Moroccan Woman's Journey Toward Independence, and Other Stories Summary
Layla Abu Zayd

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Year of the Elephant: A Moroccan Woman's Journey Toward Independence, and Other Stories Summary

Year of the Elephant is a novella (along with several short stories) written by author and journalist Leila Abouzeid. It was based upon real-life accounts of people that Abouzeid met during her years in Morocco.

The novella "Year of the Elephant" centered on Zahra, a peasant woman. At the opening of the story, she had been devastated with the news that Mohammed, her husband, had divorced her. In contemporary Morocco, divorce was nearly...

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