The Writing on My Forehead

The Writing on My Forehead

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“A brainy, beautiful braid of stories about three generations of a Muslim family. This book…will go a long way toward deconstructing stereotypes about American Muslims, and that, on top of its value as a work of fiction, makes it a treasure.” — Minneapolis Star Tribune

A brilliant bestselling debut novel from author Nafisa Haji, The Writing on My Forehead describes one woman’s struggle with the Indo-Pakistani traditions of her family and her own independence. The San Francisco Chronicle calls Nafisa Haji a “talented new writer of sense and a distinct sensibility,” and Khaled Hosseini, beloved author of The Kite Runner and A Thousand Splendid Suns, calls The Writing on My Forehead “a moving meditation… lyrical and touching.”
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Product details

  • Hardback | 308 pages
  • 159 x 232 x 30mm | 463g
  • United States
  • English
  • 0061493856
  • 9780061493850
  • 1,825,924

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1,898 ratings
3.83 out of 5 stars
5 26% (489)
4 40% (757)
3 27% (520)
2 6% (107)
1 1% (25)
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