MinaretBook - 2005
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multcolib_darceem Sep 03, 2015
When Najwa's high-ranking father is arrested in a government coup, the former university student from a secular family in Sudan, finds herself working as a maid in London and embracing her orthodox faith. An engaging story for both adults and teens.
multcolib_programming Feb 15, 2013
Leila Aboulela's American debut is a provocative, timely, and engaging novel about a young Muslim woman -- once privileged and secular in her native land and now impoverished in London -- gradually embracing her orthodox faith. With her Muslim hijab and down-turned gaze, Najwa is invisible to mos... Read More »
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