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A Map of Home: A Novel - Community Reviews back

by Randa Jarrar
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sarah rated it 10 years ago
Hmmm. I wanted to like this book, and it's about subjects I am drawn to (such as girls' lives, the Middle East, having crazy parents, living through political upheaval, emigrating to Texas, and being boy-crazy). However, I found it difficult to engage with this book, mostly because there is very lit...
demerson19 rated it 12 years ago
The coming of age novel is a traditional and logical starting point for any aspiring novelist. In this time of many books and fewer readers, the challenge is to create a unique voice which can be heard above the din. In Randa Jarrar's debut, "A Map of Home," we find a voice which rises above the din...
Msmiz - I read almost anything!
Msmiz - I read almost anything! rated it 13 years ago
I was pleasantly suprised by this book. It was a quick read, witty and a divergence from other popular books based on living in the Middle East.
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