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An Emotion of Great Delight (Harper Collins Publ. USA)

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Artikelnummer: 9780062972415

From bestselling and National Book Award& #8211 nominated author Tahereh Mafi comes a stunning novel about love and loneliness, navigating the hyphen of dual identity, and reclaiming your right to joy& #8212 even when you& #8217 re trapped in the amber of sorrow. It& #8217 s 2003, several months since the US officially declared war on Iraq, and the American political world has evolved. Tensions are high,  hate crimes are on the rise, FBI agents are infiltrating local mosques,  and the Muslim community is harassed and targeted more than ever.  Shadi, who wears hijab, keeps her head down. She's too busy drowning in her own troubles to find the time to deal with bigots. Shadi is named for joy, but she& #8217 s haunted by sorrow. Her brother is dead, her father is dying, her mother is falling apart, and her best friend has mysteriously dropped out of her life. And then, of course, there& #8217 s the small matter of her heart& #8212 It& #8217 s broken. Shadi tries to navigate her crumbling world by soldiering through,  saying nothing. She devours her own pain, each day retreating farther  and farther inside herself until finally, one day, everything changes. She explodes. An Emotion of Great Delight  is a searing look into the world of a single  Muslim family in the wake of 9/11.  It& #8217 s about a child of immigrants forging a blurry identity,  falling in love, and finding hope& #8212 in the midst of a modern war.

Person Tahereh Mafi
Genre Fremdsprachig
Einband gebundene Ausgabe
Altersempfehlung von 13
ISBN 978-0-06-297241-5
Abmessungen (B/H/T) 211x145x28mm
Gewicht 345 g