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The Butterfly Mosque

By: G. Willow Wilson
Published: ©2010
Pages: 304
Total Copies: 17
Genre: Nonfiction | Biographies & MemoirsCultural, Muslim | Regional, Middle East

Description: The Butterfly Mosque is American writer and journalist G. Willow Wilson’s remarkable story of converting to Islam and falling in love with an Egyptian man in a volatile post-9/11 world. Inspired by her experience during a college Islamic Studies course, Wilson, who was raised an atheist, decides to risk everything to convert to Islam and embark on a fated journey across continents and into an uncertain future. Torn between the secular West and Muslim East, Wilson records her intensely personal struggle to forge a “third culture” that might accommodate her values without compromising them or the friends and family on both sides of the divide.

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