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This is an essay about family relationships from the perspective of a fiction writer, written in the context of the author's book, Fencing with the King.
This article was originally published by Literary Hub. Reprinted with permission.
Abu-Jaber, Diana. (2022). Among the Bedouins, a Knife is Never Just a Knife: On Nourishment, Betrayal, and Finding Family Histories, Literary Hub