Children Of Dust: A Portrait of a Muslim as a Young Man by Ali EterazChildren Of Dust: A Portrait of a Muslim as a Young Man by Ali Eteraz

Children Of Dust: A Portrait of a Muslim as a Young Man

byAli Eteraz

Paperback | February 8, 2011

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“[Eteraz’s] adventures are a heavenly read.” —O, the Oprah magazine

“In this supremely assured, lush, and rip-roaring book, Eteraz manages to do the impossible, gliding confidently over the chasm that divides East and West. Wildly entertaining…memoir of the first order.” —Murad Kalam, author of Night Journey

Ali Eteraz’s award-winning memoir reveals the searing spiritual story of growing up in Pakistan under the specter of militant Islamic fundamentalism and then overcoming the culture shock of emigrating to the United States. A gripping memoir evocative of Persepolis, Reading Lolita in Tehran, and the novel The Kite Runner, Eteraz’s narrative is also a cathartic chronicle of spiritual awakening. Yael Goldstein Love, author of Overture, calls Children of Dust “a gift and a necessity [that] should be read by believers and nonbelievers alike.”

About The Author

Ali Eteraz was born in Pakistan and has lived in the Middle East, the Caribbean, and the United States. A graduate of Emory University and Temple Law School, he was selected for the Outstanding Scholar's Program at the United States Department of Justice and later worked in corporate litigation in Manhattan. He has published articles i...
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Title:Children Of Dust: A Portrait of a Muslim as a Young ManFormat:PaperbackDimensions:352 pages, 8 × 5.31 × 0.79 inPublished:February 8, 2011Publisher:HarperCollinsLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0061626856

ISBN - 13:9780061626852

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“Ali’s story is long and heart-rending, sometimes funny, sometimes frustrating, and his willingness to share it makes us all better off in the telling and re-telling as we reflect on our covenants and baggage.”