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Author: Michael Muhammad Knight
Publisher: Brooklyn : Soft Skull Press : Distributed by Publishers Group West, ©2009.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Recognized by readers of his novel, The Taqwacores, as the godfather of American Muslim punk, Michael Muhammad Knight is a voice for the growing number of teenagers who choose neither side of the "Clash of Civilizations." Knight has now written his personal story, a chronicle of his bizarre and traumatic boyhood and his conversion to Islam during a turbulent adolescence. Impossible Man follows a boy's struggle in  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Autobiographies
Biography
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Named Person: Michael Muhammad Knight; Michael Muhammad Knight
Material Type: Biography, Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Michael Muhammad Knight
ISBN: 9781593763602 1593763603
OCLC Number: 647874562
Description: 1 online resource (346 pages)
Contents: Contents; 0 holy ghost and fire 1; 1 heroes and hero-worship 15; 2 the battle of swamp road 27; 3 creep, jr. 35; 4 helter skelter 49; 5 el-hajj malik el-shabazz 59; 6 prostrations and ejaculations 73; 7 malik al-kafi khan 87; 8 if we're lucky, his brain is shot to shit 101; 9 the one percenters 115; 10 witness 131; 11 actual facts 143; 12 full power 151; 13 a new hope 161; 14 traveling through hyperspace ain't like dusting crops, boy 169; 15 mein amriken musalman hoon 179; 16 the strongest man 189; 17 goat head soup 199; 18 drops of hellfire 211; 19 going home 229; 20 out of step 241. 21 slayers of husayn 24922 in the name of vince mcmahon 267; 23 history of the egyptian wrestling federation 281; 24 the furious cock 295; 25 manchild in the north country 303; 26 manned missiles 319; 27 dutch sailors 327.
Responsibility: Michael Muhammad Knight.

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Recognized by readers of his novel, The Taqwacores, as the godfather of American Muslim punk, Michael Muhammad Knight is a voice for the growing number of teenagers who choose neither side of the "Clash of Civilizations." Knight has now written his personal story, a chronicle of his bizarre and traumatic boyhood and his conversion to Islam during a turbulent adolescence. Impossible Man follows a boy's struggle in coming to terms with his fathera paranoid schizophrenic and white supremacist who had threatened to decapitate Michael when he was a babyand his father's place in his own identity.

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