By Zeina Abirached
Residing in the course of civil warfare in Beirut, Lebanon, Zeina and her brother face a night of apprehension while their mom and dad don't go back from a trip to the opposite part of the town
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Yaa! Oh-Ho Yaa! 50 ! aa ! I made some coffee. Chucri was The son of Salma, The building caretaker. He was 16 when war broke out in 1975. A year later, his faTher, Saïd, a taxi driver, disappeared. He had just dropped a customer off at The central bank, west of The city, and was heading home. He phoned his wife to reassure her before hitting The road. Chucri answered. “Tell your moTher I’m coming,” his faTher said. The next day, Saïd’s car was found abandoned on The side of The road, wiThout seats or tires, on one of The roads allowing passage between The eastern and western parts of The city.
Kitchen dining room bedroom 34 foyer bedroom bedroom 35 WiTh The street barricade just under The windows, The living room was soon deserted. Bit by bit, The bedrooms, kitchen, and dining room were sealed off . . and our home 36 began to shrink and shrink and shrink and shrink until it was just a tiny little square: The foyer. 37 Soon The foyer no longer looked like a foyer. blankets from our bedroom chairs from the kitchen cushions from the living room tables from the living room the mattress from my parents’ bedroom The only Thing That had been There before was The wall hanging.
No, honey, don’t worry. They’re here wiTh me. We’re in The foyer. Since we lived on The second floor, The floor least exposed to shelling, our apartment’s foyer was The safest room in The whole building . . and our neighbors had gotten into The habit of gaThering There evenings when There was bombing. 43 Want to help me make a sfouf ? e e e Y Gimme! 44 e aa h ! la Anhparepare woutlhde pan flour Sfouf was Anhala’s favorite cake. It was definitely The easiest cake to bake at The time. You didn’ t need chocolate or eggs.