Love in a Headscarf

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Beacon Press, Oct 12, 2010 - Biography & Autobiography - 272 pages
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When Shelina Janmohamed, an Oxford-educated Muslim living in the bubbling ethnic mix of North London, opted for the traditional “arranged” route to finding a partner, she never suspected it would be the journey of her life.
 
Through ten long years of matchmaking buxom aunties, countless mismatches, and outrageous dating disasters, Shelina discovers more about herself and her faith. Along the way, she learns that sometimes being true to her religion means challenging tradition, while readers learn much about Islam that may surprise them. 

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User Review  - pdbkwm - LibraryThing

I originally thought this was just going to be a book about failed suitors, but it was much more than that. I liked that Shelina's life didn't just stop because she couldn't find someone, she still ... Read full review

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User Review  - poonamsharma - LibraryThing

I would have never known the existence of a book like that. My guest was carrying it, it was an intriguing cover. Seems my friend also bought the book because of cool cover. :) Love in a Headscarf is ... Read full review

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About the author (2010)

Shelina Zahra Janmohamed is an influential commentator on British Islam: a columnist for EMEL magazine, a regular contributor to the Guardian and the BBC, and author of the award-winning blog, Spirit21. Named one of the UK’s hundred most influential Muslim women by the Times of London, Janmohamed lives in London.

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