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Nine Parts of Desire

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Written by Geraldine BrooksAuthor Alerts:  Random House will alert you to new works by Geraldine Brooks

  • Format: Trade Paperback, 272 pages
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  • Publisher: Anchor
  • On Sale: December 1, 1995
  • Price: $15.00
  • ISBN: 978-0-385-47577-8 (0-385-47577-2)
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Geraldine Brooks offers an intimate, often shocking portrait of the lives of modern Muslm women, and shows how male pride and despotic power have warped the original message of a once liberating faith. A captivating work of firsthand reportage, Nine Parts of Desire is also an acute analysis of the world's fastest-growing religion, deftly illustrating how Islam's holiest texts have been misused to justify repression of women.