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, who has focused on food, travel, and culture writing for 17 years. She has spent a combined ten years living in Holland, Chile, France, and Sri Lanka. She speaks French, basic Spanish and Dutch, and is currently learning Sinhala. She ran the magazines promoting French culture to Americans for the French Government Tourist Office for five years. She is now living part-time in her native California, and part-time in Colombo, Sri Lanka, working on cultural projects full-time. She is interested in social media marketing trends and online content development, and works with companies and organizations that maintain a commitment to cultural tradition, diversity, and equality. Marguerite is motivated by people, and aims to build bridges through empathy, on words alone. She travels to understand cultural differences and the nuances that separate us.
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