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Review of Loom () — Foreword Reviews
I cringed at the pain and cheered at the successes of the women I came to know. This beautifully written book shines a light on an important topic. It is a story that must be told and, as importantly, must be heard.
In her debut novel Etaf Rum tells the story of three generations of Palestinian-American women struggling to express their individual desires within the confines of their Arab culture in the wake of shocking intimate violence in their community—a story of culture and honor, secrets and betrayals, love and violence. Where I come from, we keep these stories to ourselves.
To tell them to the outside world is unheard of — dangerous, the ultimate shame. Palestine, Seventeen-year-old Isra prefers reading books to entertaining the suitors her father has chosen for her.
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There Isra struggles to adapt to the expectations of her oppressive mother-in-law Fareeda and strange new husband Adam, a pressure that intensifies as she begins to have children—four daughters instead of the sons Fareeda tells Isra she must bear. You could forgive comic-book readers for thinking Frank Miller favored Batman over Superman. Who could tell the story of a courtship and marriage in words, illustrated only by the letters "i" and "u," plus the dot over the "i"?
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A Woman Is No Man: A Novel (Hardcover)
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