Lesen kindle The Girl in the Tangerine Scarf: A NovelAutor Mohja Kahf – Bilb-weil.de

Syrian immigrant Khadra Shamy is growing up in a devout, tightly knit Muslim family in s Indiana, at the crossroads of bad polyester and Islamic dress codes Along with her brother Eyad and her African American friends, Hakim and Hanifa, she bikes the Indianapolis streets exploring the fault lines between Muslim and American When her picture perfect marriage goes sour, Khadra flees to Syria and learns how to pray again On returning to America she works in an eastern state taking care to stay away from Indiana, where the murder of her friend Tayibas sister by Klan violence years before still haunts her But when her job sends her to cover a national Islamic conference in Indianapolis, shes back on familiar ground Attending a concert by her brothers interfaith band The Clash of Civilizations, dodging questions from the aunties and uncles, and running into the recently divorced Hakim everywhereBeautifully written and featuring an exuberant cast of characters, The Girl in the Tangerine Scarf charts the spiritual and social landscape of Muslims in middle America, from five daily prayers to the Indycar race It is a riveting debut from an important new voice