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The convert: a tale of exile and extremism

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Graywolf Press
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2011
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What drives a young woman raised in a postwar New York City suburb to convert to Islam, abandon her country and Jewish faith, and embrace a life of exile in Pakistan? This book tells the story of how Margaret Marcus of Larchmont became Maryam Jameelah of Lahore, one of the most trenchant and celebrated voices of Islam's argument with the West.
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subject_facetMaryam Jameelah, -- 1934-
Maudoodi, Syed Abul ʻAla, -- 1903-1979
Muslim converts -- United States -- Biography
Muslim women -- Pakistan -- Lahore -- Biography
Muslim women -- United States -- Biography
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title_suba tale of exile and extremism
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Maudoodi, Syed Abul ʻAla
Muslim converts
Muslim women