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Author Baker, Deborah, 1959-

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

Publ Info Minneapolis, Minn. : Graywolf Press, 2011
 CCRI-Prov.  BP170.5 M3 B35 2011    AVAILABLE
 RWU Main Library  BP170.5.M3 B35 2011    AVAILABLE
 Wheaton Stacks  BP170.5.M3 B35 2011    AVAILABLE
Descript 246 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
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unmediated rdamedia
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Note Includes bibliographical references (p. 227-243)
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
LC subject Maryam Jameelah, 1934-
Maudoodi, Syed Abul ĎAla, 1903-1979
Muslim converts -- United States -- Biography
Muslim women -- United States -- Biography
Muslim women -- Pakistan -- Lahore -- Biography
ISBN 9781555975821 (trade) :
1555975828 (trade)