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  • IN THE LAND OF INVISIBLE WOMEN: A Female Doctor's Journey in the Saudi Kingdom by Ahmed, Qanta.
    Ahmed, Qanta.
    IN THE LAND OF INVISIBLE WOMEN: A Female Doctor's Journey in the Saudi Kingdom

    Edition: Advance Reading Copy (trade paperback format. )

    Naperville, IL: Sourcebooks, (2008). First edition - When she was denied a visa to remain in the United States, Qanta Ahmed, a young British Muslim doctor, accepted a position in Saudi Arabia. She saw this as more than a new job, but also a chance at adventure in an exotic land she thinks she understands, a place she hopes she will belong. Instead she discovers that The Kingdom is a world apart - she finds rejection and scorn in the places she believed would most embrace her, but also humor, honesty, loyalty and love - and she finds a life-changing pilgrimage back to her Muslim faith. Endnotes. ix, 444 pp plus a reading group guide.

    Condition: Very near fine in glossy illustrated wrappers.

    Book ID: 79367
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  • Aseel, Maryam Qudrat.
    TORN BETWEEN TWO CULTURES: An Afghan-American Woman Speaks Out.

    Edition: First printing.

    Sterling, VA: Capitol Books, Inc. 2003. dj. Hardcover first edition - An interesting look at Afghanistan and the Muslim culture by a woman born in the United States to first generation Afghan immigrants, and who, because of the closeness of her family and the size of the refugee community, continues to feel close to her Afghan heritage, even while growing up in America. Photographs. Index. 191 pp. ISBN: 1-931865-360.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket (a new copy.)

    Book ID: 25895
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  • THE BOOK OF JONAS. by Dau, Stephen.
    Dau, Stephen.

    Edition: Advance Reading Copy (trade paperback format. )

    New York: Blue Rider Press / Penguin, (2012). First edition - The author's first novel, about a young Muslim boy whose family is killed in a military operation gone wrong and his struggles to adapt to life in the US. 256 pp.

    Condition: Near fine in illustrated wrappers (some soiling to the edge of the textblock).

    Book ID: 59614
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  • MY GRANDMA AND ME. by Javaherbin, Mina.
    Javaherbin, Mina.

    Edition: First printing.

    Somerville, MA: Candlewick Press, (2019) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - Based on the author's own memories of being a little girl in Iran, this is a story of friendship and family. Kirkus Review stated "This sweet story is intermingled naturally with details about Iranian and Islamic traditions and values and supported by such visuals as an easy mix of traditional and Western attire and thoughtful inclusion of Persian design elements. It peaks in a moment of solidarity between the two grandmothers, each praying for the other to go to heaven, but via their different Muslim and Christian religions." SIGNED on the title page by the author and dated in the year of publication. Illustrated by Lindsey Yankey. Large format, unpaginated. ISBN: 978-0763694944.

    Condition: Fine in illustrated boards in a fine dust jacket (as new)

    Book ID: 81461
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  • FOREIGNER. by Rachlin, Nahid.
    Rachlin, Nahid.

    Edition: Trade paperback.

    New York: Norton, (1978). A novel of an Iranian woman caught between two cultures. Praise from Anne Tyler, Ruth Prawer Jhabvala (who commented that "Nahid Rachlin has an intimate insider's knowledge of present-day everyday Iran - of people and places, houses, streets, and families and she writes of them with a clarity of perception and style that makes them instantly recognizable to the reader.") and others. 192 pp. ISBN: 0-393319083.

    Condition: Fine in illustrated wrappers.

    Book ID: 83825
    Keywords: iran, muslim, Women Authors
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  • AN UNRESTORED WOMAN. by Rao, Shobha.
    Rao, Shobha.

    Edition: Advance Reading Copy (trade paperback format. )

    New York: Flatiron Books, (2016). SIGNED first edition - The author's first book, a collection of twelve paired stories, which are rooted in the 1947 partition between India and Pakistan, a time when nearly a million immigrants were killed, and tens of thousands of women were abducted and brutalized. SIGNED on the title page and dated in the year of publication. Author's note. Glossary. 242 pp.

    Condition: Fine in illustrated black wrappers.

    Book ID: 67316
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  • Reynolds, Vernon and Ralph Tanner.
    THE SOCIAL ECOLOGY OF RELIGION (original: The Biology of Religion.)

    Edition: First printing, a trade paperback, issued simultaneously with hardcover.

    New York & Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1995. A completely revised and updated version of the 1983 book, 'The Biology of Religion.' Reveals how religions in all parts of the world meets the needs of ordinary people - includes discussion of such topics as sex in and out of marriage, circumsion, sickness, faith, divorce and widowhood, birth and childhood, and the challenges of modernity. Map, illustrations, notes, index. 322 pp. ISBN: 0-19-5069749.

    Condition: Fine (a new copy)

    Book ID: 26429
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