The Glory Garage and Other Tales from Australian Lebanese Muslim Life

Author(s): Nadia Jamal

Young Adult Fiction (Ages 13+)

A collection of stories that present an insight into a culture that remains mysterious to many non-Lebanese Muslims. The authors are independent women who want to break down the stereotypes and tell stories about the dilemmas they face as Lebanese Muslim women in Australia. This work is suitable for ages 13 and above.


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'a frank yet loving exploration of second-generation Lebanese Australians' attitudes to their parents, their religion and their community.' Age, 9/7/05.'extremely insight into the everyday dilemmas these young people face in a secular society...a wonderfully diverse collection of stories' Reading TimeVol 49:4'the gentle way in which many Islamic customs are demystified allows the reader a greater understanding of life as a Muslim woman, making this a most worthwhile addition to multicultural literature.'Reading TimeVol 50:3

IntroductionThe Glory Garage UndercoverKeeping it in the FamilyThe Teenage BrideDivorcing the Community You'll Die a VirginBrotherly LoveFrom Fast to FeastMy DadMy MumKeeping my head above WaterSoft TargetsLebanese = Rapist = TerroristEmbracing the hijab Destiny on the InternetCall to Prayer The Marriage CeremonyWomen OnlyWhat's in a Name?The Road to ConversionFrom Sydney to MeccaAfterword

General Fields

  • : 9781741146493
  • : allenu
  • : allenu
  • : 0.192
  • : July 2005
  • : 195mm X 132mm X 15mm
  • : Australia
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : Nadia Jamal
  • : Paperback
  • : 1
  • : 305.4869794
  • : 192