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Title:
If the oceans were ink : an unlikely friendship and a journey to the heart of the Quran
Author:
Power, Carla, author.
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Edition:
First edition.
Publication Information:
New York, New York : Henry Holt and Company, 2015.
Physical Description:
x, 336 pages ; 21 cm
Language:
English
Contents:
A map for the journey -- The origins. The Quran in twenty-five words ; An American in the East ; A Muslim in the West ; Road trip to the Indian madrasa ; A migrant's prayer mat -- The home. Pioneer life in Oxford ; Nine-thousand hidden women ; The little rosy one" ; Veiling and unveiling ; Reading "The women" -- The world. A pilgrim's progress ; Jesus, Mary, and the Quran ; Beyond politics ; The pharaoh and his wife ; War stories ; The last lesson -- Everlasting return.
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ISBN:
9780805098198
Format :
Book