House of Stone: A Memoir of Home, Family, and a Lost Middle East
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Blackstone Publishing 2012
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02/28/2012
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Anthony Shadid. (2012). House of Stone: A Memoir of Home, Family, and a Lost Middle East. Unabridged Blackstone Publishing.

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Anthony Shadid. 2012. House of Stone: A Memoir of Home, Family, and a Lost Middle East. Blackstone Publishing.

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Anthony Shadid, House of Stone: A Memoir of Home, Family, and a Lost Middle East. Blackstone Publishing, 2012.

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Anthony Shadid. House of Stone: A Memoir of Home, Family, and a Lost Middle East. Unabridged Blackstone Publishing, 2012.

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