My Father's Paradise
A Son's Search for His Jewish Past in Kurdish Iraq
ISBN10: 1565124901 ISBN13: 9781565124905 Publisher: Algonquin Books Published: Sep 16 2008 Pages: 325 Weight: 1.34lbs. Height: 9.25" Width: 6.25" Depth: 1.00" Language: English
An award-winning journalist describes his father's birth into an isolated community of Kurdish Jews, their emigration to Israel in the 1950s, the disappearance of the ancient culture and language of the Kurdish Jews, and his and his father's journey to postwar Iraq to uncover the vanished history of a people and place.