Let Me Tell You How It Isn't

Let Me Tell You How It Isn't

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"Let Me Tell You How It Isn't" follows the life of 22-year-old Justin Murphy as he searches for his estranged Lebanese father through London. Raised primarily by his Irish Catholic grandparents in Los Angeles, Justin struggles to identify with a Middle Eastern heritage he knows little about and refuses to accept. As a result, he embarks on a booze-fueled journey of self-discovery--but he isn't alone. His Jain girlfriend--a vociferous critic of his drinking--is along for the ride that leads them across Europe and down into the depths of their own relationship.

"Let Me Tell You How It Isn't" is the story of a young man's internal and familial struggle between Middle East and Far West in a "secondary security screening" world. It is a story of culture clash, identity, and love, all of which can tear a family apart and bring them back together.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 460 pages
  • 140 x 216 x 26mm | 581g
  • United States
  • English
  • 1949790134
  • 9781949790139

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