A Woman Is No Man

A Woman Is No Man This debut novel by an Arab American voice takes us inside the lives of conservative Arab women living in America In Brooklyn eighteen year old Deya is starting to meet with suitors Though she doesn
  • Title: A Woman Is No Man
  • Author: Etaf Rum
  • ISBN: 0062699768
  • Page: 147
  • Format: Hardcover
  • A Woman Is No Man
    This debut novel by an Arab American voice,takes us inside the lives of conservative Arab women living in America.In Brooklyn, eighteen year old Deya is starting to meet with suitors Though she doesn t want to get married, her grandparents give her no choice History is repeating itself Deya s mother, Isra, also had no choice when she left Palestine as a teenager to marr This debut novel by an Arab American voice,takes us inside the lives of conservative Arab women living in America.In Brooklyn, eighteen year old Deya is starting to meet with suitors Though she doesn t want to get married, her grandparents give her no choice History is repeating itself Deya s mother, Isra, also had no choice when she left Palestine as a teenager to marry Adam Though Deya was raised to believe her parents died in a car accident, a secret note from a mysterious, yet familiar looking woman makes Deya question everything she was told about her past As the narrative alternates between the lives of Deya and Isra, she begins to understand the dark, complex secrets behind her community Get A Copy INOnline StoresAudibleBarnes NobleWalmart eBooksApple BooksGoogle PlayAbebooksBook DepositoryAlibrisIndigoBetter World BooksIndieBoundLibraries Hardcover, 336 pages Published March 5th 2019 by Harper More Details ISBN 0062699768 ISBN13 9780062699763 Other Editions 16 All Editions Add a New Edition Combine Less Detail Edit Details Friend Reviews To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up Reader QA To ask other readers questions about A Woman Is No Man, please sign up Popular Answered Questions This question contains spoilers view spoiler So, the ending with Isra finally taking the girls and running awayare we to assume that this relates to Deya s memory from earlier in t
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  • I d like to thank everyone who s taken the time to read Regardless of whether you loved the book or hated it, thank you so much for reading and sharing your thoughts here.


  • I was born without a voice, one cold, overcast day in Brooklyn, New York No one ever spoke of my condition I did not know I was mute until years later, when I d opened my mouth to ask for what I wanted and realized no one could hear me Deya Ra Ad, a Brooklyn teenager, had been raised by people who guarded old world beliefs and customs It was expected of her that she would agree to marry one of the Muslim suitors who passed her family s muster, and begin producing babies as soon as possible, I wa [...]


  • This book like a gun blast to my chest, ripped my emotions and scatter them all over the places.This book made me sooo angry, this book made me cry, this book made me curse, hate the characters, made me feel sorry for the unfairness, inequality, ignorance There was not any exaggeration, there are too many women in the world suffering the rules from patriarchal culture, customs, illogical traditions made them feel vulnerable, worthless and weak They never know how important their lives, how to Th [...]


  • THIS BOOK Holy shit To be completely honest, even as a Palestinian Muslim who has spent her entire life unapologetically refusing to abide by patriarchal norms, the concept of this book scared me So honest and raw, but so public Muslims all POC know too well that you don t air your dirty laundry You don t talk about all your shit in front of outsiders Even if it comes at the expense of your community s advancement, you deny that there are any deeply rooted problems, for fear of confi THIS BOOK H [...]


  • A look inside an embedded patriarchal culture Isra loves to read, books show her a wider world than the insular one where she lives Custom, however, dictates that women cannot continue with their schooling but must marry instead When a Palestinian family, one who now make their home in New York, travel back to Palestine to find a bride for their eldest son, Isra finds herself married She wants to fall in love, to be loved and to have freedom She is hoping in America to find a three.A c A look in [...]


  • This is a heartbreaking story of three generations of Palestinian American women in one familywho have been oppressed by their culture Trying to find a voice in their world dominated by men.This was a deeply affecting novel, a fantastic debut.d I loved it


  • This is one of those stories that will dig in deep and make you want to scream at these cultures that undervalue women We know we are different physically but that s where it stops.Putting my anger aside, this is a beautifully written story of 2 Women who have migrated to America from Palestine and a daughter born in America.The struggle of upholding traditional customs while assimilating into a new culture.Rum captures voices of traditions, secrets and shame Loneliness and depression She This i [...]


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