Begag, Azouz
Azouz, der Junge vom Stadtrand
An Algerian childhood in Lyon
Translated from French by Regina Keil
Baobab Series by Nagel & Kimche, 1998
216 pages
out of print
ages 12 and up

 

Azouz lives with his family in a wooden shack on the outskirts of the city. His French classmates, however, live in large houses with running water and television. A childhood in France between two worlds.

 

Original: »Le gone du Chaâba« ©1986 by Editions du Seuil, Paris