My Father Was a Freedom Fighter
Gaza's Untold Story
Ramzy Baroud tells his father's fascinating story. Driven out of his village to a refugee camp, he took up arms and fought the occupation at the same time raising a family and trying to do the best for his children.
Baroud's vivid and honest account reveals the complex human beings; revolutionaries, great moms and dads, lovers, and comedians that make Gaza so much more than just a disputed territory.
Ramzy Baroud is a journalist, media consultant, author and editor of the Palestine Chronicle. He is a Non-Resident Scholar at Orfalea Center for Global and International Studies, University of California Santa Barbara. He is the author of My Father Was a Freedom Fighter: Gaza's Untold Story (Pluto, 2009), and The Last Earth: A Palestinian Story (Pluto, 2018), among others books. He has a PhD in Palestine Studies from the University of Exeter.
Foreword Dr. Salman Abu Sitta
1. Happier Times
2. Born into Turmoil
3. Taking Flight
4. A World Outside the Tent
5. Lost and Found
7. Al-Naksa: The Setback
8. An Olive Branch and a Thousand Cans of Tomato Sauce
9. Strange Men at the Beach Casino
10. Intifada: … and All Hell Broke Loose
11. Oslo on the Line
12. The World as Seen From the Stone Staircase
13. Dying, Again
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