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The Butterfly Mosque (Signed First Edition)

G. Willow Wilson

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ISBN 10: 0802118879 / ISBN 13: 9780802118875
Published by Atlantic Monthly Press, 2010
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New York: Atlantic [2010]. First Edition. First Printing. Hardbound. New, in dust jacket, very fine/very fine in all respects. A pristine unread copy. Comes with mylar dust jacket wrapper. SIGNED BY AUTHOR on title page. This book was purchased new and opened only for author signature. Shipped in well padded box. (Smoke-free, without any marks, bruises, etc.) A new fresh copy! 0.0. Bookseller Inventory # 1210-68

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Title: The Butterfly Mosque (Signed First Edition)

Publisher: Atlantic Monthly Press

Publication Date: 2010

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition:New

Dust Jacket Condition: New

Signed: Signed by Author(s)

Edition: 1st Edition....

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The extraordinary story of an all-American girl’s conversion to Islam and her ensuing romance with a young Egyptian man, The Butterfly Mosque is a stunning articulation of a Westerner embracing the Muslim world.

When G. Willow Wilson already an accomplished writer on modern religion and the Middle East at just twenty-seven leaves her atheist parents in Denver to study at Boston University, she enrolls in an Islamic Studies course that leads to her shocking conversion to Islam and sends her on a fated journey across continents and into an uncertain future.

She settles in Cairo where she teaches English and submerges herself in a culture based on her adopted religion. And then she meets Omar, a passionate young man with a mild resentment of the Western influences in his homeland. They fall in love, entering into a daring relationship that calls into question the very nature of family, belief, and tradition. Torn between the secular West and Muslim East, Willow records her intensely personal struggle to forge a third culture” that might accommodate her own values without compromising the friends and family on both sides of the divide.

About the Author:

G. Willow Wilson was born in New Jersey in 1982 and raised in Colorado. She is also the author of the critically acclaimed comics Air and Vixen. She divides her time between Cairo and Seattle.

Visit her website at gwillowwilson.com

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