The Burning of the Dove: A Love Story (Part I)

The book feels light in his hands. The gilded cover looks innocuous, a curlicue of that mysterious Arabic text lacing the cover. Or, as his father likes to call it, “That damn Moslem book.” He runs his fingers against the embossed lettering. His brother’s grin is wide. “Big day tomorrow,” he crows gleefully, as he […]