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A Border Passage : From Cairo to America--A Woman's Journey
A Border Passage From Cairo to America--A Woman's Journey
Author: Leila Ahmed
In language that vividly evokes the lush summers of Cairo and the stark beauty of the Arabian desert, Leila Ahmed tells a moving tale of her Egyptian childhood growing up in a rich tradition of Islamic women and describes how she eventually came to terms with her identity as a feminist living in America. — As a young woman in Cairo in the 1940s a...  more »
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ISBN-13: 9780140291834
ISBN-10: 0140291830
Publication Date: 6/1/2000
Pages: 336
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  • Currently 3.7/5 Stars.
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3.7 stars, based on 8 ratings
Publisher: Penguin (Non-Classics)
Book Type: Paperback
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Very moving and powerful book!
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Well-written, eye-opening account of the author's wonderful life as a child as an Islamic woman in Egypt, her pull to more freedom and education, her conflicted feelings coming to terms with women's issues in America.
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