The Ordinary Chaos of Being Human
Young Adult

The Ordinary Chaos of Being Human

Overview

Homebound during the Iran-Iraq war, a young woman describes a moving account of her family’s confinement; a young architect meets a Sufi who has a job for him - to solve the problem of a re-appearing crack in his master's tomb; exploring a childhood memory, a woman discovers a secret about her Pakistani neighbour who had stolen her birthday presents. As a counter-narrative to the stereotypical portrayal of Muslims, The Ordinary Chaos of Being Human packs a collection of personal stories revealing the multi-faceted and universal experiences of people living all over the world.

Paperback

320 Pages | ISBN13 9789814867122
Marguerite Richards
Marguerite Richards
Marguerite Richards is an American writer and editor with a background in literature, translation, and magazine publishing. Focusing on world cultures, she travels to understand the nuances that separate us, with the resolve to further our understanding of each other through her work. Based in Sri Lanka, she is currently editing two memoirs by Iranian and Kuwaiti authors, and writing short fiction vignettes for an artist book about birth traditions around the globe. Read more about her at margueriterichards.com
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