A Woman Is No Man



A Woman Is No Man Introducing a brave, new Arab American voice, an unflinching debut novel that takes us inside a world where few of us have been before the lives of conservative Arab women living in America.In Brooklyn, eighteen year old Deya is starting to meet with suitors Though she doesn t want to get married, her grandparents give her no choice History is repeating itself Deya s mother, Isra, also had no choice when she left Palestine as a teenager to marry Adam Though Deya was raised to believe her parents died in a car accident, a secret note from a mysterious, yet familiar looking woman makes Deya question everything she was told about her past As the narrative alternates between the lives of Deya and Isra, she begins to understand the dark, complex secrets behind her fragile community.Set in an America that may feel removed yet is all too close at hand, A Woman Is No Man is both a gripping page turner and an intimate family portrait Fans of The Kite Runner and Everything I Never Told You will be drawn to this powerful novel. Best Download Kindle ePUB A Woman Is No Man author Etaf Rum – oldtimertips.us

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  • Hardcover
  • 336 pages
  • A Woman Is No Man
  • Etaf Rum
  • 04 December 2018
  • 0062699768

10 thoughts on “A Woman Is No Man

  1. Etaf Rum says:

    Since I m the author, I ll need to give this book five stars But while I m here, I d like to thank everyone who s taken the time to read Regardless of whether you loved the book or hated it, thank you so much for reading and sharing your thoughts here

  2. Will Byrnes says:

    I was born without a voice, one cold, overcast day in Brooklyn, New York No one ever spoke of my condition I did not know I was mute until years later, when I d opened my mouth to ask for what I wanted and realized no one could hear me Deya Ra Ad, a Brooklyn teenager, had been raised by people who guarded old world beliefs and customs It was expected of her that she would agree to marry one of the Muslim suitors who passed her family s muster, and begin producing babies as soon as possible, I was born without a voice, one cold, overcast day in Brooklyn, New York No one ever spoke of ...

  3. Diane S ☔ says:

    A look inside an embedded patriarchal culture Isra loves to read, books show her a wider world than the insular one where she lives Custom, however, dictates that women cannot continue with their schooling but must marry instead When a Palestinian family, one who now make their home in New York, travel back to Palestine to find a bride for their eldest son, Isra finds herself married She wants to fall in love, to be loved and to havefreedom She is hoping in America to find a three.A c A look inside an embedded patriarchal culture Isra loves to read, books show her a wider world than the insular one where she lives Custom, how...

  4. Kelly (and the Book Boar) says:

    Find all of my reviews at Let me begin by saying that after my last experience with an internet famous author term used as loosely as possible since she didn t even write the thing, but failed to give credit where credit was due until being called out about it , there is zero chance I would have ever read this Unfortunately, I m not super hip on the times and as soon as I saw this was going to be a Book of the Month selection I immediately put a library ho Find all of my reviews at Let me begin by saying that after my last experience with an internet famous author term used as loosely as possible since she didn t even write the thing, but failed to give credit where credit was due until being called out about it , there is zero chance I would have ever read this Unfortunately, I m not super hip on the times and as soon as I saw this was going to be a Book of the Month selection I immediately put a library hold on it Much to my surprise, I had first dibs and already had it downloaded and started before I sawUhhhhhhhhWTF Let me clarify things real quick that I know nothing about this author aside from the fact that I really enjoy her coffee cups and book covers Instagrams However, I have been trolled near to death by rabid fanbases authors like these tend to generate and really wouldn t have volunteered for another potential 10 rounds in the ring as their punching bag should history repeat itself But I am not a DNF er so I kept plugging along ...

  5. Book of the Month says:

    Why I love itby Siobhan JonesBefore I tell you about this book, I have to tell you a little about its author Etaf Rum is one of the most thoughtful, dedicated bookstagrammers in the game For a few years now, she s been sharing great literature on her Instagram feed, booksandbeans, and tirelessly advocating for up and coming authors When I found out she was writing a book of her own, I was pleased for her And when I read it and found it to be really, really good, I was completely elated.A W Why I love itby Siobhan JonesBefore I tell you about this book, I have to tell you a little about its author Etaf Rum is one of the most thoughtful, dedicated bookstagrammers in the game For a few years now, she s been sharing great literature on her Instag...

  6. Leena Weddy says:

    THIS BOOK Holy shit To be completely honest, even as a Palestinian Muslim who has spent her entire life unapologetically refusing to abide by patriarchal norms, the concept of this book scared me So honest and raw, but so public Muslims all POC know too well that you don t air your dirty laundry You don t talk about all your shit in front of outsiders Even if it comes at the expense of your community s advancement, you deny that there are any deeply rooted problems, for fear of confi THIS BOOK Holy shit To be completely honest, even as a Palestinian Muslim who has spent her entire life unapologetically refusing to abide by patriarchal norms, the concept of this book scared me So honest and raw, but so public Muslims all POC know too well that you don t air your dirty laundry You don t talk about all your shit in front of outsiders Even if it comes at the expense of your community s advancement, you deny that there are any deeply rooted problems, for fear of confirming stereotypes in all of their false simplicity and orientalism You deny it for fear of contributing to your community s otherness, or strengthening the claim that whiteness has in saving you and invading your lands But this book is brilliant in that i...

  7. Maxwell says:

    Disclaimer I received an early review copy of this book from the author However, all thoughts opinions expressed in this review are 100% my own.This novel follows three generations of Palestinian women in one family Isra, our main character, is married off to Adam and taken to live with his family in Brooklyn, NY Her new mother in law, Fareeda, is deeply enmeshed in the patriarchal ways of their culture and pushes those same beliefs on Isra beliefs like a woman is only good for childbe Disclaimer I received an early review copy of this book from the author However, all thoughts opinions expressed in this review are 100% my own.This novel follows three generations of Palestinian women in one family Isra, our main character, is married off to Adam and taken to live with his family in Brooklyn, NY Her new mother in law, Fareeda, is deeply enmeshed in the patriarchal ways of their culture and pushes those same beliefs on Isra beliefs like a woman is only good for childbearing, serving her husband, and being silent And when Deya, our third main character, is born, followed by threesisters, the shame of not bearing a son is nearly too much for Isra Fareeda Isra ashamed at her own inability to truly love her daughters, and Fareeda ashamed that her son s reputation is in jeopardy for not having a son of his own.The story moves seamlessly back and forth between the three POVs, jumping in time and space, from Palestine to the U.S I ...

  8. Stacey A. Prose and Palate says:

    On her knees on the floor, she could barely breathe Blood leaked from her nose and down her chin But she wiped her face and told herself she would take a beating every night if it meant standing up for her girls Every now and then a book comes along that impacts me so much it changes who I am as a reader and as...

  9. Lisa says:

    The cover, title and preface of A Woman Is No Man are very striking and I was drawn into the pages immediately Set in Brooklyn, the novel is about the voiceless women in a Palestinian immigrant family The story felt familiar, I have read so many novels about the oppressed lives of women living within insular communities Orthodox Jewish, Morman, Saudi Arabian etc But Rum has created the story anew She captures the trapped doom of Isra perfectly I rooted for her and her daughters while wish The cover, title and preface of A Woma...

  10. Amy Bruestle says:

    This review has been hidden because it contains spoilers To view it, click here SPOILER ALERT I want to start off by saying that I was fortunate enough to have won this book from a giveaway in exchange for an honest review3.5 stars is my rating for this book, here s why The concept for this book alone is definitely ...

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