Madwoman of Bethlehem by Rosine Nimeh-Mailloux

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It is 1957, Amal is an inmate of the “Bethlehem Oasis for Troubled Women,” having feigned insanity to avoid being put to death for the murder of her abusive husband. When attacked by a fellow inmate, Amal must confront her traumatic memories.
 

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Rosine Nimeh-Mailloux was born in Bethlehem, and raised in Jerusalem and Bethlehem. She graduated from Arizona State University and went on to teach English in Bethlehem and Ramallah's Teacher Training Centre for Refugee girls. After coming to Canada and settling in Ontario, she taught high school for 28 years. She self-published her first book Mustard and Vinegar (2001), a collection of 15 stories that tell about the struggles of her people in Southern Turkey, Syria, and Palestine. Now retired, Rosine lives in Belle River, Ontario with her husband.
 
Published October 1, 2008 by Second Story Press. 368 pages
Genres: Mystery, Thriller & Suspense, Literature & Fiction, Horror. Fiction

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