Saffron Dreams (Academic Edition)

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März 2010



Saffron Dreams is a tale of love, tragedy, and redemption from the award-winning author of Beyond the Cayenne Wall...

You don't know you're a misfit until you are marked as an outcast.

From the darkest hour of American history emerges a
mesmerizing tale of tender love, a life interrupted, and faith
recovered. Arissa Illahi, a Muslim artist and writer, discovers in a
single moment that no matter how carefully you map your life,
it is life itself that chooses your destiny. After her husband's death
in the collapse of the World Trade Center, the discovery of his
manuscript marks Arissa's reconnection to life. Her unborn son
and the unfinished novel fuse in her mind into one life-defining
project that becomes, at once, the struggle for her emotional
survival and the redemption of her race. Saffron Dreams is a
novel about our ever evolving identities and the events and places
that shape them. It reminds us that in the midst of tragedy, our
dreams can become a lasting legacy.

The Academic edition of Saffron Dreams includes an Instructor's Manual containing discussion topics
and questions for each chapter. Educators can use this manual in their classrooms to stimulate critical
thinking, explore key themes of the novel, and brainstorm decisions and actions of the characters at
various points. This edition also contains a suggested reading list, glossary, and recipes of dishes mentioned in the novel

About the Author

Shaila Abdullah is a Pakistani-American author and designer based
in Austin, Texas. Her first book, Beyond the Cayenne Wall, is an award-winning
collection of stories about Pakistani women struggling to find their individualities
despite the barriers imposed by society. For more information, please visit

Saffron Dreams is Book #5 of the Reflections of America Series
from Modern History Press and is available in paperback, hardcover, and eBook formats

EDU020000 Education : Multicultural Education

SOC048000 Social Science : Islamic Studies

FIC027020 Fiction : Romance - Contemporary

EAN: 9781615990252
ISBN: 1615990259
Untertitel: Paperback. Sprache: Englisch.
Verlag: Modern History Press
Erscheinungsdatum: März 2010
Seitenanzahl: 284 Seiten
Format: kartoniert
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