Late for Tea at the Deer Palace - Tamara Chalabi Reviews
Description:ISBN 0007249314 / Genre: Biography / Author: Tamara Chalabi / Hardcover / 448 Pages / Book is published 2010-08-05 by HarperPress
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Late for Tea at the Deer Palace by Tamara Chalabi charts the history of the authors Iraqi family through the twentieth and early twenty first centuries. She starts with her great-grandfather, then her grandparents and their children, her father and his siblings. As a prominent family and opponents of the regime which overthrew the royal family, the Chalabis, a Shi'a Muslim family, were forced into exile in the late 1950s, moving to London and then Lebanon. Only once Saddam Hussein was removed from power could they return to their beloved Iraq. While the name Iraq may conjure up many thoughts and images, they all boil down to one thing: war. All I know of Iraq ... Read the complete review