Objects & Places from Year of the Elephant: A Moroccan Woman's Journey Toward Independence, and Other Stories

Layla Abu Zayd
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Casablanca - This is the largest city in Morocco.

Rabat - This is the political capital of Morocco, and is described as a very pretty town on the coast.

Souk al-Arba - This is the village where Faqih and Zahra traveled, to find the spice merchant.

Caid - This is a prestigious government position that involved significant property, power, and wealth.

Year of the Elephant - This refers to the year 570 AD.

Wool Spinning - Zahra learned how to do this from her grandmother.

Pinhas' Shop - This is one of the resistance activities Zahra carried out.

Al-Adir - This is the name of a prison.

Divorce - This left Zahra penniless and with only a single room in which to live.

Casablanca Massacre - This event was a catalyst for independence.

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