Her Name Is Kaur: Sikh American Women Write About Love, Courage, And Faith by Meeta KaurHer Name Is Kaur: Sikh American Women Write About Love, Courage, And Faith by Meeta Kaur

Her Name Is Kaur: Sikh American Women Write About Love, Courage, And Faith

EditorMeeta Kaur

Paperback | June 17, 2014

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Sikh American women do the lion's share of organizing and executing the business of the Sikh community, and they straddle multiple lives and worlds-cross-cultural, intergenerational, occupational, and domestic-yet their experiences of faith, family, and community are virtually invisible in the North American milieu and have yet to be understood, documented, or shared. Until now. InHer Name Is Kaur: Sikh American Women Write About Love, Courage, and Faith, Sikh American women explore the concept of love from many angles, offering rich, critical insight into the lives of Sikh women in America. Through a chorus of multi-generational voices-in essays ranging in tone from dramatic to humorous-they share stories of growing into and experiencing self-love, spiritual love, love within family, romantic love, the love they nurture for humanity and the world through their professional work, and more. Eye-opening and multifaceted, this collection of stories encourages its readers to take the feeling of love and turn it into action-practical action that will make the world a better place to be for everyone, regardless of their faith or creed.
Meeta Kaur is the Managing Editor of the Sikh Love Stories Project, a story-telling project that reveals the inner lives of Sikh American women and men exploring love in revolutionary ways. She is a creative writer who is committed to the literary arts and the power of stories. Kaur has written for NPR, Hyphen Magazine, Sikh Chic and A...
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Title:Her Name Is Kaur: Sikh American Women Write About Love, Courage, And FaithFormat:PaperbackDimensions:300 pages, 8.5 × 5.5 × 0.68 inPublished:June 17, 2014Publisher:She Writes PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:1938314700

ISBN - 13:9781938314704

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