This section provides a short description of all the major characters in the book. This can be printed out as a study guide for students, used as a "key" for leading a class discussion, or you can jump to the quiz/homework section to find worksheets that incorporate these descriptions into a variety of question formats.
Lila Abu-Lughod - This person spent almost two years living with the Awlad 'Ali Bedouin tribe to fulfill requirements for anthropological graduate studies.
The Haj - This person was the wealthy, well-respected head of a household in a tribal community
Zariba - This sixty year old inherited a large herd and accumulated great wealth, but lost respect because of disregard for the Bedouin code of honor by spending money frivolously, chasing women, and not controlling his passions or behavior.
Rashid - This handsome man's second bride ran away, but he lost...
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