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A Border Passage: From Cairo to America--A Woman's Journey
A Border Passage From Cairo to AmericaA Woman's Journey
Author: Leila Ahmed
An Egyptian woman's reflections on her changing homeland?updated with an afterword on the Arab SpringIn language that vividly evokes the lush summers of Cairo and the stark beauty of the Arabian desert, Leila Ahmed movingly recounts her Egyptian childhood growing up in a rich tradition of Islamic women and describes how she eventually came to te...  more »
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ISBN-13: 9780143121923
ISBN-10: 0143121928
Publication Date: 4/24/2012
Pages: 336
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Publisher: Penguin (Non-Classics)
Book Type: Paperback
Other Versions: Hardcover
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Very moving and powerful book!
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Well-written, eye-opening account of the author's wonderful life as a child as an Islamic woman in Egypt, her pull to more freedom and education, her conflicted feelings coming to terms with women's issues in America.
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