Mecca and Main Street: Muslim Life in America after 9/11

Mecca and Main Street: Muslim Life in America after 9/11

Geneive Abdo


Islam is Americas quickest becoming faith, with greater than six million Muslims within the usa, all dwelling within the shadow of September 11. who're our Muslim acquaintances? What are their ideals and needs? How are they dealing with lifestyles below the warfare on Terror?
In Mecca and major Street, famous writer and journalist Geneive Abdo bargains illuminating solutions to those questions. Gaining exceptional entry to Muslim groups in the United States, she traveled around the state, vacationing colleges, mosques, Islamic facilities, radio stations, and houses. She finds a neighborhood bored with being judged by means of American perceptions of Muslims out of the country and wanting to inform their very own tales. Abdo brings those tales vividly to lifestyles, permitting us to listen to their very own voices and welcoming us to appreciate their hopes and their fears.
Inspiring, insightful, tough-minded, and even-handed, this publication will entice these curious (or worried) concerning the Muslim presence in the United States. it's going to even be warmly welcomed by way of the Muslim community.

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