The Pillar of Salt

by Albert Memmi

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Tags: Set in Tunisia Male author

The Pillar of Salt

Originally published in 1955, The Pillar of Salt the semi-autobiographical novel about a young boy growing up in French colonized Tunisia. To gain access to privileged French society, he must reject his many identities – Jew, Arab, and African. But, on the eve of World War II, he is forced to come to terms with his loyalties and his past

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