Tales Of Hope & Courage From Pakistan
By Saadia Faruqi
Paperback 198 Pages
ISBN : 9780990387664
Publisher : FB Publishing
About The Book
Brick Walls: Tales of Hope and Courage from Pakistan is a heartwarming collection of short stories filled with larger-than-life characters and the seemingly impossible challenges they face. You will be captivated by these fictional depictions of everyday Pakistanis who struggle with poverty, violence, corruption and abuse, yet rise from the ashes stronger and more enduring.
There is Asma the lackluster seamstress, Faisal the would-be terrorist, Javed Gul the Pushto rock singer, Farzana the cantankerous grandmother, Nida the ten-year-old girl with a cricket obsession, and many more. Together they form a rich mosaic that showcases the beauty of Pakistan, her culture and her people.
About The Author
Saadia Faruqi is a Pakistani American writer with expertise in cultural diversity, interfaith dialogue and Muslim American issues. She writes regularly for a number of nonfiction publications including State of Formation, The Islamic Monthly and Tikkun Daily.
She is also the editor of the Interfaith Houston blog and Blue Minaret literary magazine. As president of Faruqi & Associates, a writing and editing firm, she works with nonprofit and corporate clients around the world. Brick Walls is her first fictional short story collection.
She lives in Houston, Texas with her husband and two children.
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