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Author Baker, Deborah, 1959-

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

Imprint Minneapolis, Minn. : Graywolf Press ; 2011.


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Central Library Non-Fiction    297.574 BAK    Available
Description 246 p. : ill. ; 22 cm.
Bibliography Contains 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 Maudoodi, Syed Abul  ĽAla, 1903-1979.
Maryam Jameelah, 1934-
Muslim women -- United States -- Biography.
Muslim women -- Pakistan -- Lahore -- Biography.
Muslim converts -- United States -- Biography.
ISBN 9781555975821 : $23.00

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