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Leila Yusaf Chung was born in Lebanon and grew up in Beirut around the time it was called ‘the Paris of the Middle East’. For the past fifteen years Leila has worked in NGO posts associated with women’s health, migrants and refugees. She is a strong advocate for humanitarian rights.

Leila lives in Sydney and is the mother of two boys.


Chasing Shadows Leila Yusaf Chung

A debut novel of astounding force and compassion, Chasing Shadows is the story of Palestine’s trials, the clash of cultures, the brutality of tradition and the inheritance of loss across generations.

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