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The Writing on My Forehead

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HarperCollins
Pub. Date:
2009
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English
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"A brainy, beautiful braid of stories about three generations of a Muslim family. This book...will go a long way toward deconstructing stereotypes about American Muslims, and that, on top of its value as a work of fiction, makes it a treasure." — Minneapolis Star Tribune

A brilliant bestselling debut novel from author Nafisa Haji, The Writing on My Forehead describes one woman's struggle with the Indo-Pakistani traditions of her family and her own independence. The San Francisco Chronicle calls Nafisa Haji a "talented new writer of sense and a distinct sensibility," and Khaled Hosseini, beloved author of The Kite Runner and A Thousand Splendid Suns, calls The Writing on My Forehead "a moving meditation... lyrical and touching."

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A brilliant bestselling debut novel from author Nafisa Haji, The Writing on My Forehead describes one woman's struggle with the Indo-Pakistani traditions of her family and her own independence. The San Francisco Chronicle calls Nafisa Haji a "talented new writer of sense and a distinct sensibility," and Khaled Hosseini, beloved author of The Kite Runner and A Thousand Splendid Suns, calls The Writing on My Forehead "a moving meditation... lyrical and touching."

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