Brown album : essays on exile and identity / Porochista Khakpour
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Vintage books trade paperback [edition].
Description
226 pages ; 21 cm
Contents
A new Persian empire -- Revolution days -- Islamic revolution Barbie -- Camel ride, Los Angeles, 1986 -- Another dingbat -- Coming of identity, New York City, late nineties -- An Iranian in Mississippi -- The king of Tehrangeles -- Blond girls -- Portrait of the artist as a debut novelist -- Thirteen ways of being an immigrant -- Secret Muslims in the new year -- Born-again carnivorism -- On becoming a Middle Eastern-American -- Today is a sunny day -- The forever refugee -- A Muslim-American in Indonesia -- The father of Iran's nuclear weapons program -- How to write Iranian America -- Brown album.
Summary
"Brown Album is a stirring collection of essays, at times humorous and at times profound, drawn from more than a decade of Khakpour's work. Altogether, it reveals the tolls that immigrant life in this country can take on a person and the joys that life can give."--Provided by publisher.
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9780525564713 (trade paperback)
0525564713 (trade paperback)
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