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The glory garage : growing up Lebanese Muslim in Australia

Author: Nadia Jamal; Taghred Chandab
Publisher: Crows Nest, N.S.W. : Allen & Unwin, 2005.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Secondary (senior high) school : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"A generation ago, our parents migrated to Australia as young men and women, leaving their families behind in Lebanon. They worked hard in factories and shops and taxis in their new country. We were born here and consider ourselves Australian, but we don't want to deny our Lebanese heritage. At times we feel like we live in two worlds. We are torn between two cultures, when we want to be both. In these fascinating  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Teen nonfiction
Material Type: Secondary (senior high) school
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Nadia Jamal; Taghred Chandab
ISBN: 1741146496 9781741146493
OCLC Number: 224406876
Notes: Shortlisted by the Children's Book Council of Australia for the 2006 Children's Book of the Year Award.
Awards: New South Wales Premier's Literary Awards Shortlisted Book - Ethel Turner Prize, 2006.
Children's Book Council of Australia honour book, Eve Pownall Award for Information Books, 2006.
Description: [182] pages ; 20 cm
Contents: From the author --
The glory garage --
Undercover --
Keeping it in the family --
Embracing the hijab --
Divorcing the community --
You'll die a virgin --
Brotherly love --
From fast to feast --
My dad --
My mum --
Keeping my head above water --
Soft targets.
Other Titles: Lebanese Muslim in Australia
Responsibility: Nadia Jamal & Taghred Chandab.

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A collection of stories that present an insight into a culture that remains mysterious to many non-Lebanese Muslims. The authors are independent women who want to break down the stereotypes and tell  Read more...

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'a frank yet loving exploration of second-generation Lebanese Australians' attitudes to their parents, their religion and their community.' Age, 9/7/05.'extremely timely...an insight into the Read more...

 
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