RT Book, Whole DB /z-wcorg/ DS http://worldcat.org ID 243845228 LA English T1 Saffron dreams : a novel A1 Abdullah, Shaila,, PB Modern History Press PP Ann Arbor, MI YR 2009 SN 9781932690729 1932690727 9781932690736 1932690735 AB From the darkest hour of American history emerges a mesmerizing tale of tender love, a life interrupted, and faith recovered. Arissa Illahi, a Muslim artist and writer, discovers in a single moment that no matter how carefully you map your life, it is life itself that chooses your destiny. After her husband's death in the collapse of the World Trade Center, the discovery of his manuscript marks Arissa's reconnection to life. Her unborn son and the unfinished novel fuse in her mind into one life-defining project that becomes, at once, the struggle for her emotional survival and the redemption of her race. Saffron Dreams is a novel about our ever evolving identities and the events and places that shape them. It reminds us that in the midst of tragedy, our dreams can become a lasting legacy.