A Map of Tripoli, 1967 Discussion Questions

Marlene Reed Wetzel
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There are many things the author does not reveal about the main characters in this story. Choose one of the characters and write a five-hundred word biography covering his or her life up to the time of the story.

Create a timeline that shows the major events occurring between Israel and its Arab neighbors from Israel's official inception as a state in 1948 to the present day. Then, create a timeline that tracks the major events in the women's rights movement from the 1960s to the present day. See how these two major historical themes from the story relate chronologically.

Find a map of Tripoli from the 1960s and locate as many landmarks from the story as you can (the airport, Ben and Carla's house, Mantini's crystal shop). Are the street names mentioned by the author factual? Trace how Carla might have driven...

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