Missing metrics: Sayed Kashua loses count in the new world
The writer is miles away and surrounded by gallons, inches and three-digit temperature readings.
Last week we left Napierville, the lovely, sleepy town where my cousin lives, and made our way to the big city – Chicago. “No way you’re leaving here,” my cousin declared upon his return to Illinois after his trip back to the bloody homeland, when he spied our packed suitcases in the rental car. “Why go to Chicago?” he said, and his wife echoed him....
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