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    DescriptionNomad is a philosophical memoir, telling how Ayaan Hirsi Ali came to America in search of a new life, and the difficulties she faced in reconciling her two worlds. With vivid anecdotes and observations of people, cultures, and political debacles, this narrative weaves together Hirsi Ali's personal story -- including her reconciliation with her devout father who had disowned her when she denounced Islam -- with the stories of other women and men, high-profile and not, whom she encounters. With a deep understanding and intimate perspective of the situation of Muslim women and moderates in the world today and her singular, unwavering intellectual courage, Hirsi Ali offers her always notable, often controversial analysis of Islam vis a vis the superiority of Western democratic values.


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    Title
    Nomad
    Subtitle
    A Personal Journey Through the Clash of Civilizations
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Ayaan Hirsi Ali
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 304
    Width: 130 mm
    Height: 198 mm
    Thickness: 17 mm
    Weight: 200 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9781847398185
    ISBN 10: 1847398189
    Classifications

    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 27430
    BIC E4L: BIO
    BIC subject category V2: BGA
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T4.0A
    BIC subject category V2: JFSJ1, JFSR2
    Ingram Subject Code: BA
    DC22: B
    BISAC V2.8: BIO022000
    BISAC Merchandising Theme: TP090
    Ingram Theme: SEXL/FEMINE
    BISAC V2.8: BIO010000, BIO026000
    DC22: 305.48697092
    Thema V1.0: DNB, JBSF1, JBSR, DNBA
    Publisher
    Simon & Schuster Ltd
    Imprint name
    Simon & Schuster Ltd
    Publication date
    03 March 2011
    Publication City/Country
    London
    Author Information
    Ayaan Hirsi Ali was born in Somalia, was raised as a Muslim, and spent her childhood and young adulthood in Africa and Saudi Arabia. In 1992 Hirsi Ali went to the Netherlands as a refugee, escaping a forced marriage to a distant cousin she had never met. She denounced Islam after 9/11 and now works as a Dutch parliamentarian, fighting for the rights of Muslim women in Europe, the enlightenment of Islam, and for security in the West.