Isolated Incident

September 16, 2022|
Isolated Incident by Mariam Pirbhai
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When a rock, a threatening letter, and a burning Quran are thrown into a mosque on the outskirts of Toronto, religious leaders and the police shrug it off as an isolated incident. But many see it as a hate crime. Among them is Kashif Siddiqui, the son of Pakistani immigrants. Kashif joins a group of volunteers at an Islamic Cultural Centre on a security watch during the festive Eid night, a potential target of another attack. When an attack materializes, Eid night becomes a test of friendship, family, and faith for the community; it also ends in near-tragedy and a declaration of love and reconciliation.

Mariam Pirbhai is the author of the short story collection Outside People and Other Stories, winner of the 2018 IPPY Gold Medal for Multicultural Fiction and the 2019 American BookFest Award for the Short Story. It also ranked among CBC's top ten "must read" books of 2017. Isolated Incident is her first novel. The daughter of Pakistani...
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Title:Isolated Incident
Format:Paperback
Product dimensions:224 pages, 8.75 X 5.75 X 0.5 in
Shipping dimensions:224 pages, 8.75 X 5.75 X 0.5 in
Published:September 16, 2022
Publisher:Mawenzi House Publishers Ltd.
Language:English
ISBN - 13:9781774150887

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