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Nomad : from Islam to America--a personal journey through the clash of civilizations

Author: Ayaan Hirsi Ali
Publisher: New York : Free Press, 2010.
Edition/Format:   Book : Biography : English : 1st Free Press hardcover edView all editions and formats
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Hirsi Ali tells of coming to America to build a new life, an ocean away from the death threats made to her by European Islamists, the strife she witnessed, and the inner conflict she suffered. She calls on key institutions of the West--including universities, the feminist movement, and the Christian churches--to enact specific, innovative remedies that would help other Muslim immigrants to overcome the challenges  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biography
Named Person: Ayaan Hirsi Ali
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Ayaan Hirsi Ali
ISBN: 9781439157312 9781439157329 1439157324 1439157316
OCLC Number: 424555454
Notes: Follow-up to the author's Infidel.
Description: xxi, 277 p. ; 24 cm.
Contents: pt. 1. A problem family --
My father --
My half sister --
My mother --
My brother's story --
My brother's son --
My cousins --
Letter to my grandmother --
pt. 2. Nomad again --
Nomad again --
America --
Islam in America --
pt. 3. Sex, money, violence --
School and sexuality --
Money and responsibility --
Violence and the closing of the Muslim mind --
pt. 4. Remedies --
Opening the Muslim mind : an enlightenment project --
Dishonor, death, and feminists --
Seeking God but finding Allah --
Conclusion: The Miyé and the Magaalo --
Epilogue: Letter to my unborn daughter --
The AHA Foundation.
Responsibility: Ayaan Hirsi Ali.
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Hirsi Ali tells of coming to America to build a new life, an ocean away from the death threats made to her by European Islamists, the strife she witnessed, and the inner conflict she suffered. She calls on key institutions of the West--including universities, the feminist movement, and the Christian churches--to enact specific, innovative remedies that would help other Muslim immigrants to overcome the challenges she has experienced and to resist the fatal allure of fundamentalism and terrorism.

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