The Lemon Tree - Section Eight - Chapters Thirteen, Fourteen, and Afterword Summary & Analysis

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2004. Dalia returns to Bulgaria and reunites with the relatives who remain there. She visits the tombs of Christian bishops who fought to save Jews during the Holocaust. Bashir is now out of prison, where he was never charged with anything or even questioned. Bashir continues to mourn the loss of his old home. Palestinians continue to be targeted and killed, as well as humiliated and refused medical treatment. Bashir's sister Nuha believes the key is to convince America of the Palestinians' right to return to their homes. Her husband, Ghiath, believes that fighting is getting them nowhere.

Dalia travels illegally to Ramallah. In 2002, a wall was erected along the West Bank. Dalia and Bashir meet again for the first time in years. They catch up and speak of their children. They continue to debate the differences between...

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