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Towelhead : a novel

Author: Alicia Erian
Publisher: New York : Simon & Schuster Paperbacks, 2008, ©2005.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : English : Simon & Schuster trade pbk. edView all editions and formats
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Sent to live with her strict Lebanese father in Texas upon the outbreak of the Gulf War, Arab-American teen Jasira endures racial taunts from her new classmates and enters into a dangerously exploitative relationship with a bigoted Army reservist.
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Genre/Form: Domestic fiction
Bildungsromans
Fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Alicia Erian
ISBN: 9781416589303 1416589309
OCLC Number: 191933853
Notes: "A New York Times notable book"--Cover.
Includes reading group guide.
Description: 321 pages ; 22 cm
Other Titles: Towel head
Responsibility: Alicia Erian.

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Sent to live with her strict Lebanese father in Texas upon the outbreak of the Gulf War, Arab-American teen Jasira endures racial taunts from her new classmates and enters into a dangerously exploitative relationship with a bigoted Army reservist.

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