Begag, Azouz
Fast überall
The life of an Algerian boy in France
Translated from French by Regina Keil
Baobab Series by Nagel & Kimche, Zürich, 2000
190 pages
out of print
ages 12 and up

Original:»Béni ou le Paradis Privé« © 1989 by Editions du Seuil, Paris

Algeria is beautiful. So is France. But for an Algerian youth living in France, sometimes things look rather different. Béni is 15 and wants to be just like all the French boys in his class. His father, however, has other ideas.