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The beauty of your face : a novel / Sahar Mustafah.

Mustafah, Sahar, (author.).
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  • 1 of 3 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Fayette Co PL - Connersville FIC MUS (Text) 39230032036335 Adult New Books Available -
Fulton Co PL - Rochester Main Library FIC MUS (Text) 33187004661001 Fiction (adult) In process -
Putnam County Public Library - Main PUTNM51221 (Text) PUTNM51221 New Book Section In process -

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  • ISBN: 9781324003380
  • ISBN: 1324003383
  • Physical Description: 300 pages ; 22 cm
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: New York, NY : W.W. Norton & Company, [2020]

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"A Palestinian American woman wrestles with faith, loss, and identity before coming face- to- face with a school shooter in this searing debut. A uniquely American story told in powerful, evocative prose, The Beauty of Your Face navigates a country growing ever more divided. Afaf Rahman, the daughter of Palestinian immigrants, is the principal of Nurrideen School for Girls, a Muslim school in the Chicago suburbs. One morning, a shooter- radicalized by the online alt- right- attacks the school. As Afaf listens to his terrifying progress, we are swept back through her memories: the bigotry she faced as a child, her mother's dreams of returning to Palestine, and the devastating disappearance of her older sister that tore her family apart. Still, there is the sweetness of the music from her father's oud, and the hope and community Afaf finally finds in Islam. The Beauty of Your Face is a profound and poignant exploration of one woman's life in a nation at odds with its ideals"-- Provided by publisher.
Subject: Muslim women > Fiction.
Palestinian Americans > Fiction.
School shootings > Fiction.

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