The Girl Who Fell To Earth: A Memoir by Sophia Al-maria

The Girl Who Fell To Earth: A Memoir

bySophia Al-maria

Paperback | November 27, 2012

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Award-winning filmmaker and writer Sophia Al-Maria’s The Girl Who Fell to Earth is a funny and wry coming-of-age memoir about growing up in between American and Gulf Arab cultures. With poignancy and humor, Al-Maria shares the struggles of being raised by an American mother and Bedouin father while shuttling between homes in the Pacific Northwest and the Middle East. Part family saga and part personal quest, The Girl Who Fell to Earth traces Al-Maria’s journey to make a place for herself in two different worlds.

About The Author

Sophia Al-Maria is an artist, writer, and filmmaker. She studied comparative literature at the American University in Cairo, and aural and visual cultures at Goldsmiths, University of London. Her work has been exhibited at the Gwangju Biennale, the New Museum in New York, and the Architectural Association in London. Her writing has app...

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Title:The Girl Who Fell To Earth: A MemoirFormat:PaperbackDimensions:288 pages, 8 × 5.31 × 0.65 inPublished:November 27, 2012Publisher:HarperCollinsLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:006199975X

ISBN - 13:9780061999758

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