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Product NameMecca And Main Street: Muslim Life In America After 9/11
CategoryBook / Magazine / Publication
Short DescriptionHeight:9.02 inches / Length:0.63 inches / Weight:0.79 pounds / Width:6.14 inches
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AuthorGeneive Abdo
Page Count256
BindingPaperback
Published08/10/2007
Long DescriptionIslam is Americas fastest growing religion, with more than six million Muslims in the United States, all living in the shadow of 9/11. Who are our Muslim neighbors? What are their beliefs and desires? How are they coping with life under the War on Terror? In Mecca and Main Street , noted author and journalist Geneive Abdo offers illuminating answers to these questions. Gaining unprecedented access to Muslim communities in America, she traveled across the country, visiting schools, mosques, Islamic centers, radio stations, and homes. She reveals a community tired of being judged by American perceptions of Muslims overseas and eager to tell their own stories. Abdo brings these stories vividly to life, allowing us to hear their own voices and inviting us to understand their hopes and their fears. Inspiring, insightful, tough-minded, and even-handed, this book will appeal to those curious (or fearful) about the Muslim presence in America. It will also be warmly welcomed by the Muslim community.
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