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Author Shepard, Sadia.

Title The girl from foreign : a search for shipwrecked ancestors, forgotten histories, and a sense of home / Sadia Shepard.

Publication Info. New York : The Penguin Press, 2008.


Location Pub Note Copy No. Status
 Byron CUSD 226 - Byron HS Stacks - BRLY-14  973 She    AVAILABLE
 Moline PL Adult Non-Fiction - MPLG-6  973.0492 SHE    AVAILABLE
 New Lenox PL Adult Biography - NLBB-1  B SHE    AVAILABLE
 Putnam County PL - Headquarters Stacks - PCGG-8  B SHEPARD    AVAILABLE
 Rock Island Main Lib Adult Non-Fiction - RIPG-6  973.0492 SHE    AVAILABLE
Description 364 pages : illustrations, map ; 25 cm
text txt rdacontent
unmediated n rdamedia
volume nc rdacarrier
Summary In this beautifully crafted memoir, a young Muslim-Christian woman travels to an insular Jewish community in India to unlock her family's secret history.
Contents pt. 1. Storytelling -- pt. 2. Fieldwork -- pt. 3. Departures.
Subject Shepard, Sadia.
Shepard, Sadia -- Family.
Jews -- Identity -- United States.
Jewish women -- United States -- Biography.
Jewish women -- India -- Biography.
Muslim converts from Judaism -- United States -- Biography.
Grandparent and child -- Biography.
ISBN 9781594201516 alkaline paper
159420151X alkaline paper

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