Prisoners of History: The Story of Dalia, a Palestinian

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Charles W Sutherland

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"Prisoners of History: The Story of Dalia, a Palestinian" is a fact-based story of girls growing up in the Occupied Territories of Palestine



Short Summary

‘Prisoners of History: The Story of Dalia, a Palestinian’ is a 'non-fiction' novel of contemporary events. It’s about a girl, one of over 1,000,000 Palestinian children trapped as prisoners in the military “Occupied Territories” of Gaza and the West Bank, and her struggle for food, electricity, educ

After Dalia's 22-year struggle to survive and to complete a full college education at Bethlehem University, when her brother is arrested she is also arrested for having him in her home, and will now repeat the tragic life-cycle of her mother. Two of the journalists, the American and the Israeli, have fallen in love. So, amid the political turmoil and personal tragedies, an ember of love is glowing.


Israel/Occupied Territories

Based on a True Story


Plot - Premise


Plot - Other Elements

Meaningful Message, Twist

Mature Audience Themes

Extreme Violence

Main Character Details

Name: Dalia

Age: 22

Gender: Female

Role: Emotional

Key Traits: Aspiring, Beautiful

Additional Character Details

Name: Sean Collins

Age: 35

Gender: Male

Role: Emotional

Key Traits: Aggressive, Charming, Educated, Funny, Honorable, Unapologetic, Adventurous

Additional Character Details

Name: Eliana Gershon

Age: 31

Gender: Female

Role: Emotional

Key Traits: Beautiful, Blunt, Charming, Confident, Educated, Honorable, Aspiring, Aggressive

Additional Character Details

Name: Alicia Corbyn

Age: 39

Gender: Female

Role: Mentor

Key Traits: Adventurous, Blunt, Charming, Confident, Educated, Empathetic

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About The Author

Target Audiences

Age: 35-54

Target Gender: Universal

Group Specific

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Publishing Details

Status: Yes: self-published

Year Published: 2017

Hard Copy Available



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