Mecca and Main Street: Muslim Life in America after 9/11

Mecca and Main Street: Muslim Life in America after 9/11

Geneive Abdo


Islam is Americas quickest becoming faith, with greater than six million Muslims within the usa, all residing within the shadow of 9-11. who're our Muslim friends? What are their ideals and wishes? How are they dealing with lifestyles lower than the struggle on Terror?
In Mecca and major Street, famous writer and journalist Geneive Abdo bargains illuminating solutions to those questions. Gaining exceptional entry to Muslim groups in the US, she traveled around the nation, traveling colleges, mosques, Islamic facilities, radio stations, and houses. She unearths a group bored with being judged via American perceptions of Muslims in another country and wanting to inform their very own tales. Abdo brings those tales vividly to lifestyles, permitting us to listen to their very own voices and alluring us to appreciate their hopes and their fears.
Inspiring, insightful, tough-minded, and even-handed, this booklet will attract these curious (or apprehensive) in regards to the Muslim presence in the United States. it's going to even be warmly welcomed by means of the Muslim community.

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