A Woman is No Man

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A Woman is No Man

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10 h 18 min
‘A love letter to storytelling’New York Times

‘A nuanced look at the power of shame to shatter lives and send shards of pain hurtling down the generations . . . brilliant’Big Issue

‘Enthralling’ magazineImage

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Three generations of Palestinian-American women living in Brooklyn are torn between individual desire and the strict mores of Arab culture in this heart-wrenching story of love, intrigue and courage.

Palestine, 1990. Seventeen-year-old Isra prefers reading books to entertaining the suitors her father has chosen for her. Over the course of a week, the naïve and dreamy girl finds herself quickly betrothed and married, and is soon living in Brooklyn. There Isra struggles to adapt to the expectations of her oppressive mother-in-law Fareeda and strange new husband Adam, a pressure that intensifies as she begins to have children – four daughters instead of the sons Fareeda tells Isra she must bear.

Brooklyn, 2008. Eighteen-year-old Deya, Isra’s oldest daughter, must meet with potential husbands at her grandmother Fareeda’s insistence, though her only desire is to go to college. But her grandmother is firm on the matter: the only way to secure a worthy future for Deya is through marriage to the right man.

But fate has a will of its own, and soon Deya will find herself on an unexpected path that leads her to shocking truths about her family


Set in an America at once foreign to many and staggeringly close at hand, is a story of culture and honour, secrets and betrayals, love and violence. It is an intimate glimpse into a controlling and closed cultural world, and a universal tale about family and the ways silence and shame can destroy those we have sworn to protect.A Woman Is No Man

A bestseller ‱ A 10 Books to Read in March ‱ One of Best Books by POC for 2019 ‱ A Best Book of the Month ‱ A Most Anticipated Books of 2019New York TimesWashington PostCosmopolitan’sRefinery 29The Millions

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    Publicerad : 2019-03-05

    SprÄk: Engelska

    Förlag Ljudbok: HQ

    ISBN Ljudbok: 9780008341084

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