The Feminine Art by Weam NamouThe Feminine Art by Weam Namou

The Feminine Art

byWeam Namou

Paperback | April 22, 2015

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Set in America and the Middle East in the early 1990s, The Feminine Art is the story of Suham, a married woman who distracts herself from boredom by trying to find her nephew, Michael, a wife. The perfect bride happens to be in Baghdad. As the arranged wedding takes a shape of its own, Suham and Michael are challenged to face the truths within themselves that had been kept hidden behind tradition and illusion.

Weam Namou has been a journalist for The Chaldean News for nearly ten years and she is the ambassador of and regular contributor to Arab America. Her essays, articles and poetry have appeared in national and international publications, including World Literature Today, Mizna, Gargoyles, Acumen 59 [England], the Transnational [Germany]...
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Title:The Feminine ArtFormat:PaperbackDimensions:240 pages, 8.5 × 5.5 × 0.55 inPublished:April 22, 2015Publisher:Hermiz Publishing, Inc.Language:English

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ISBN - 10:0975295624

ISBN - 13:9780975295625

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"Reading The Feminine Art has been more than worth my while, it has been a garden of delights! Truly, when I finished it this morning I burst into tears - the ending lives up to all of its promises." Frances Kuffel, memoirist "In her fresh voice, Weam Namou writes a charming story with many twists and turns, full of suspense until the end. In The Feminine Art, I was able to see, hear, smell, and taste the texture of Iraqi life. And I understood the effect of war and sanctions on Iraqi citizens." Marie Gates, Author of Shadows on My Mind"The veils of Chaldean life are lifted as this author takes us through the daily lives of a culture that reaches all the way back to the cross and beyond. Each chapter a book in itself, readers will find themselves walking into the familiar and uncertain, seeing how we each are truly connected to the web of life." Charles Gray Wolf, Ph.D. "Weam Namou is the first novelist in America to touch the heart of the Chaldean community. We highly encourage this feminine experience and consider it to be the first positive seed in our modern culture, with the hope that there's much more to come." Salam Romaya, Editor-in-Chief, The Harp Magazine