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My Past Is a Foreign Country: A Muslim feminist finds herself

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Published: February 2020
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BIC Subject: Memoirs
Published By: Hachette Australia
 
Published: 06-Feb-2020
Format: Paperback, 208 pages,
ISBN: 9781473684058
Stock Code: 3684058
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A journey of faith, feminism and self-discoveryA journey of faith, feminism and self-discovery
'A brave new voice that reaches out to us all' Miranda Doyle, author of A Book of Untruths

28-year-old Zeba Talkhani charts her experiences growing up in Saudi Arabia amid patriarchal customs reminiscent of The Handmaid's Tale, and her journey to find freedom in India, Germany and the UK.

Talkhani offers a fresh perspective on living as an outsider and examines her relationship with her mother and the challenges she faced when she experienced hair loss at a young age.

Rejecting the traditional path her culture had chosen for her, Talkhani became financially independent and married on her own terms in the UK. Drawing on her personal experiences Talkhani shows how she fought for the right to her individuality as a Muslim feminist and refused to let negative experiences define her.