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A Border Passage

From Cairo to America--A Woman's Journey

A Border Passage( )
Author: Ahmed, Leila
ISBN:978-0-14-312192-3
Publication Date:Apr 2012
Publisher:Penguin Publishing Group
Imprint:Penguin Books
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:USD $18.00
Book Description:

An Egyptian woman's reflections on her changing homeland--updated with an afterword on the Arab Spring

In 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 terms with her identity as a feminist living in America. As a young woman in Cairo in the forties and fifties, Ahmed witnessed some...
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Book Details
Pages:336
Detailed Subjects: Social Science / Women's Studies
Biography & Autobiography / Women
Social Science / Islamic Studies
Social Science / Feminism & Feminist Theory
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):5.11 x 7.76 x 0.68 Inches
Book Weight:0.612 Pounds



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