A Country Called Amreeka U.S. History Retold through Arab-American Lives, by Malek, Alia
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- ISBN: 9781416589754 | 1416589759
- Cover: Paperback
- Copyright: 10/26/2010
The history of Arab settlement in the United States stretches back nearly as far as the history of America itself. For the first time, Alia Malek brings this history to life. In each of eleven spellbinding chapters, she inhabits the voice and life of one Arab American, at one time-stopping historical moment.Separately, the chapters inA Country Called Amreekatransport us; together, they offer a vital piece of the mosaic of our American history and a fresh, urgent, and exciting perspective on a teeming community whom it has become essential for us to understand.