I Was Told to Come Alone: My Journey Behind the Lines of Jihad
Publish date: 2017-06-13
Publisher: Henry Holt and Co.
Pages no: 368
Edition language: English
Souad Mekhennet, a German born to parents of Moroccan and Turkish descent, becomes a journalist and goes into the Middle East where Americans often cannot easily go. I found this book so interesting. Ms. Mekhennet shows us the other side of the story as she works independently for the New York Tim...
This memoir of a Muslim journalist reporting on jihad was interesting, though I wasn’t blown away in the way most reviewers seem to have been. Souad Mekhennet grew up primarily in Germany, the daughter of guest workers from Morocco and Turkey. She encountered racism and xenophobia on her way to beco...