Beating Hearts

Rana Alaa


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This is the story of twenty-eight beating hearts who live in Cairo, a city that can break and mend your heart on the same day, everyday. Cairenes are knit so closely together creating the fabric of society, yet they lead lives that are worlds apart. There is the girl pressured to get married, the man who lost his children in a tragic train crash, the charming street kid, the Nubian driver, the girl struggling with her hegab, the dreamy hairdresser, the self-indulgent fashionista, the stressed-out tennis player, the struggling surgeon, the single mother, the teenage amputee, the rootless refugee, the fanatic football fan, the frustrated employee, the striving entrepreneur, the dampened activist and more. Within the pages of this book, you will live their struggles, laugh at their dramas and share their tears.