Walking Out into the Sunshine: Recollections and Reflections: A Palestinian Personal Experience by Ghazi Q. Hassoun
Walking Out into the Sunshine is the personal story of a Palestinian born in Haifa in1935. As a result of the Israeli/Palestinian war of 1948, he and his family became refugees in Tyre, Lebanon. Later, he emigrated to the United States where he received a PhD in theoretical physics and taught, as a university professor, for more than three decades. The story provides an eyewitness account of Middle Eastern history, politics, religions, inter-community relations, economics, refugee status, education, immigration, inner conflicts, friendships, family life, and love in Arab and American cultures. The narrative offers the reader unique insights into the human condition. It points to steps, through understanding, toward resolving conflicts, and realizing peace.