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This Life Or the Next
This Life Or the Next | Demian Vitanza
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From award-winning author Demian Vitanza comes a groundbreaking novel--his first to be translated into English--about one man's alienation, radicalization, and disillusionment on the violent front lines in Syria. Tariq Khan is a Pakistani born and raised in Norway. An outsider in his own country--adrift between two worlds divided by class, race, and culture--he's always been searching for home. Alongside a flock of other streetwise young men, each looking for direction and each easily susceptible, Tariq finds his cause in the Muslim revival. Idealistic, driven by faith, and empowered with purpose, he's drawn to radical Islam--his last resort for achieving a sense of belonging, for embracing and being embraced. It's only when he enlists in the war against Assad that Tariq's eyes are truly opened. Dispirited with the violence, faced with the consequences of his choices, and increasingly distanced by the brutalities of jihad, Tariq contends with spiritual struggles that are his alone. So are the stories he will tell to make sense of his life. In this daring and unprecedented work of literary fiction, Demian Vitanza explores the power of memory, the lure of rebellion, the search for meaning amid chaos--and the toll that such a journey can take before finally finding one's way home.
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Kathrin
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Genrebusting - Magic for Liars 🌟🌟🌟
Muslim MC - This Life or the Next 🌟🌟🌟🌟
Book to Movie - Push 🌟🌟🌟🌟🌟
Comic - Teenage Wasteland 🌟🌟🌟🌟🌟
Gifted - Kirchberg 🌟🌟🌟🌟🌟
Diverse Middle Grade - Hurricane Child 🌟🌟🌟🌟

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Cinfhen Oh wow!!! Mostly 4 & 5 star reads! That‘s awesome 👏🏻 👏🏻 👏🏻 😊 3mo
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Kathrin
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Reading while on the beach in PR last week. Vacation is unfortunately already over.

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mhillis
This Life Or the Next | Demian Vitanza
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Current reads: This Life or the Next (for book club)
The Milk Lady of Bangalore
Gone: A Girl, A Violin, A Life Unstrung

First line of tagged book: I don‘t trust anyone.

Favorite book this month: Sweet Fruit, Sour Land 🍋
Autoboyography ⛰

#weekendreads

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MelissaSue81
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Did you all see Amazon has 9 international books free today for World Book Day? https://www.amazon.com/article/read-the-world?ref_=apubna_pr_gr_10016_ml_1_2_190...

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Insightsintobooks
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99 cents on kindle today.

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