Sunday, April 26, 2015 at 3:00 p.m.
Berkeley Methodist United Church, 1710 Carleton, Berkeley 94703
Friends of Wadi Foquin presents:
Hatim Kanaaneh, MD, Author of Chief Complaint: A Country Doctor’s Tales of Life in Galilee
Friends of Wadi Foquin cordially invites you to attend a presentation by Dr. Hatim Kanaaneh about his work in Palestine and his new book of short stories, Chief Complaint: A Country Doctor’s Tales of Life in Galilee, exploring the changing, precarious, and ever-shrinking world of Palestinians living in Israel.
As his village’s first Western-trained physician, Kanaaneh has had intimate access to his neighbors’ lives, which he chronicles in a fictionalized collection of vignettes that reveal the struggles, triumphs, memories, and hopes of indigenous Palestinians living in a state that does not acknowledge their past or encourage their future.…