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Acknowledgments								ix
The Short Story in the Arabian Gulf Region:
Its Origin and Development	
	Deborah S. Akers							1		
Saudi Arabia
Auntie Khadarjan
	Ahmad as-Siba¿i							29
Suq al-Nada 			 
 Zahra S. al-Mu¿bi							37
The Jewelry Box									
 Badriyyah al-Bishir							42
The Impossible				
 Najat Khayyat								48
I Was Betrayed with a Single Golden Pound 		
 Munirah A. al-Ghadir							53
Knowing His Secret 			
 Sharifah ash-Shamlan							58
Blood Stains on the Wall 			
 Ahmad Bogary							65
The Silver Polisher					
 ¿Abd Allah Bakhashwayn						76
The Shelter			
 Ibrahim Nassir al-Humaydan 					89
An Encounter				
 ¿Abd Allah Husayn							93
Reaching You Through the Letter Carrier		
 ¿Abdul ¿Aziz Mishri 							98
Yemen
The Corn Seller				
 Zayd Muti¿ Dammaj							100
Trilling Cries of Joy					
 ¿Ali ¿Awad Badib 							109	
A Parting Shot				
 Mohammad O. Bahah							117
Sanaa Does Not Know Me				
 Mohammad al-Gharbi Omran 					123	
The Veiled One						
 Zayd Saleh al-Fakih 							127 
To Return By Foot					
 Wajdi al-Ahdal 							135
The Nightmare						
 Hamdan Dummag							139 
Bus #99						
 Yassir ¿Abd al-Bagi 							143
Oman
Oranges in the Sun				
 Yahya bin Salam al-Mundhri 					147
A Crisis at Sea				
 Ali Mohammad Rashid						152 
A Voice from the Earth									
 Ahmad Bilal 								162			
Ghomran¿s Oil Field				
 Suad al-Arimi 								171 
Sounds of the Sea				
 Saud Bulushi 								177
The Disaster				
 Mohammad Bin Saif Rahabi 	 					182
The White Dog				
 Sulayman al-Ma¿mami 						187
United Arab Emirates
The Plight				
 ¿Abd al-Hamid Ahmad						193 
An Idyllic World				
 Mohammad al-Murr 							198
Surprise at the Airport				
 Assma al-Zar¿uni 							203
A Bouquet of Jasmine			 
 ¿Abdul-Ilah al-Qader 							208	
Bahrain
That Winter				
 Muhammad ¿Abd al-Malek 						212
The Siege 				
 ¿Abd al-Qader ¿Aqeel							218
Al-Assadiah				
 Hassan Issa al-Mahrous						227
The Dogs					
 ¿Abd Allah Khalifah							234
Qatar
Layla					
 Widad ¿Abd al-Latif al-Kawari 					239
A Night of Sorrow				
 Kaltham Jabr 								250
The Storyteller					
 Hasan Rashid 								257
A Woman						
 Huda al-Nu¿aymi 							262			
The Checkpoint				
 Muhsin al-Hajiri 							269			
The Prize				
 Jamal Faiz								273			
The Alley										
 Nasser al-Hilabi 							277
	
Kuwait
The Homeland Is Far, The Roads Are Many						
 Layla al-Uthman 							282
The ID Card				
 Layla al-Uthman 							291
Hunger				
 Muna al-Shafi¿i							297	
The Age of Pain				
 Muna al-Shafi¿i 							303	
The Return of a Captive				
 Hamad al-Hammad 							311	
New Wrinkles				
 Badr Abu Raqaba							316
Guns and Jasmine				
 Layla Muhammad Salih 						320
Bashrawi				
 Talib ar-Rifa¿i								326
 
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Short stories, Arabic -- Persian Gulf Region -- Translations into English.