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Dutch

Dat is geen pappagaai

Rafik Schami (author), Wolf Erlbruch (author)

Dat is geen pappagaai

Rafik Schami (author), Wolf Erlbruch (author)
Target audience:
All ages
Title
Dat is geen pappagaai
Author
Rafik Schami 1946- Wolf Erlbruch
Language
Dutch
Original title
Das ist kein Papagei !
Publisher
Amsterdam: Leopold, 1995
27 p. : ill.
ISBN
90-258-4495-2

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Availability in Flemish libraries

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About Rafik Schami

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Rafik Schami (Arabic: رفيق شامي‎) (born Suheil Fadel (سهيل فاضل) 23 June 1946) is a Syrian-German author, storyteller and critic.

Biography

Born in Syria in 1946, Schami is the son of a baker from a Syriac-Christian family. His family originated from the town of Maaloula. After attending a monastery boarding school in Lebanon, he studied chemistry, mathematics, and physics in Damascus. In 1970, left Syria for Lebanon to evade censorship and the military draft; the following year, he moved to Germany. There, Schami continued his studies in chemistry while working odd jobs, obtaining a doctorate in 1979.

From 1965, Schami began writing stories in Arabic. From 1964-70 he was the co-founder and editor of the wall news-sheet Al-Muntalak (The Starting-Point) in the old quarter of Dama…Read more on Wikipedia