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Isra Shadi, a twenty-one-year-old woman of mixed Palestinian and white descent, lives in California with her paternal amu (uncle), amtu (aunt), and cousins after the death of her mother and abandonment by her father at a young age. Ever the outcast in her amu and amtu's household, they eagerly encourage Isra to marry and leave. After rejecting a string of undesirable suitors, she marries Yusef, an old love from her past.

In Amreekiya, author Lena Mahmoud deftly juggles… (more)

Book Details  

Publisher: The University Press of Kentucky (September 26, 2018)

Collection: University Press of Kentucky New Poetry & Prose Series

Format: EPUB

Page count: 194 pages

Protection: DRM

Language: English

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