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

Layla Abu Zayd
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Zahra

This is the protagonist and narrator of Year of the Elephant.

Mohammed

This is the protagonist's husband. He is a dedicated member of the Moroccan resistance movement..

Faqih

This person lost his leg fighting for the French in Vietnam (Indo-China), and had been bitter and angry at France ever since.

Roukia

This person helps the protagonist organize a women's literacy group and organize a donation drive to help the resistance.

Rahma

This is a Jewish woman who the protagonist believed to be a witch.

Rahal

This character is a spice merchant, with a sixth finger described as like a tumor.

Hajj Ali

This person is described as a blacksmith with a good nature.

Safia

This character participates in a donation drive, collecting various household goods and jewelry from women to aid in the resistance effort.

Zahra's Sister

This character is a beautiful woman; her beauty causes her...

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