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Author Baker, Deborah, 1959-

Title The convert : a tale of exile and extremism / Deborah Baker.

Publication Info. Minneapolis, Minn. : Graywolf Press, 2011.


Location Pub Note Copy No. Status
 Cherry Valley PLD Adult Non-Fiction - CHVY-13  297.574 BAK    AVAILABLE
 Geneseo PL Stacks - GPLG-2  921 BA    DUE 07-12-22
 New Lenox PL Adult Non-Fiction - NLBB-1  297.574 BAK    AVAILABLE
 Rock Island Main Lib Adult Biography - RIPG-1  B MARYAM    AVAILABLE
 Woodstock PL Adult Non-Fiction - WOLY-11  297.574 MAR    AVAILABLE
Description 246 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
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volume nc rdacarrier
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references.
Summary What drives a young woman raised in a postwar New York City suburb to convert to Islam, abandon her country and Jewish faith, and embrace a life of exile in Pakistan? The convert tells the story of how Margaret Marcus of Larchmont became Maryam Jameelah of Lahore, one of the most trenchant and celebrated voices of Islam's argument with the West.
Subject Maryam Jameelah, 1934-
Maudoodi, Syed Abul ĎAla, 1903-1979.
Muslim converts -- United States -- Biography.
Muslim women -- United States -- Biography.
Muslim women -- Pakistan -- Lahore -- Biography.
ISBN 9781555975821 : $23.00

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