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If the oceans were ink : an unlikely friendship and a journey to the heart of the Quran / Carla Power.

Power, Carla, (author.).
Book Book (2015.)
Description: x, 336 pages ; 21 cm
Publisher: New York, New York : Henry Holt and Company, 2015.
6 of 6 copies available at NOBLE (All Libraries).
0 current holds with 6 total copies.
Library Location Call Number Status Due Date
Beverly Main Adult Nonfiction BP 80 .P695 2015 (Text to Phone) Available -
Endicott College General Collection BP 80 .P69 A3 2015 (Text to Phone) Available -
Gloucester Adult Nonfiction 297/Power (Text to Phone) Available -
Lynnfield Adult Nonfiction BP 80 .P69 P695 2015 (Text to Phone) Available -
Marblehead Adult Nonfiction 297.092 POWER 2015 (Text to Phone) Available -
Northern Essex - Haverhill Campus Stacks BP80.P69 A3 2015 (Text to Phone) Available -

  • ISBN: 9780805098198 (paperback) :
  • ISBN: 0805098194 (paperback)
  • Edition: First edition.
Bibliography, etc.: Includes bibliographical references (pages [307]-322) and index.
Contents: A map for the journey -- The origins. The Quran in twenty-five words ; An American in the East ; A Muslim in the West ; Road trip to the Indian madrasa ; A migrant's prayer mat -- The home. Pioneer life in Oxford ; Nine-thousand hidden women ; The little rosy one" ; Veiling and unveiling ; Reading "The women" -- The world. A pilgrim's progress ; Jesus, Mary, and the Quran ; Beyond politics ; The pharaoh and his wife ; War stories ; The last lesson -- Everlasting return.
Summary: The eye-opening story of how American Carla Powers and her longtime friend Sheikh Mohammad Akram Nadwi found a way to confront ugly stereotypes and persistent misperceptions that were cleaving their communities.
Citation: Power, Carla. "If the oceans were ink : an unlikely friendship and a journey to the heart of the Quran." New York, New York : Henry Holt and Company, 2015.
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