Chapter 6 Where Hope Begins: The Intertextual Worlds of Rabih Alameddine

In: In-Between Identities: Signs of Islam in Contemporary American Writing
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John C. Waldmeir
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Alameddine is not Muslim but Druz. However, his Lebanese heritage, coupled with his experiences in the U.S., make him an acute observer of the stories that multiple faith traditions tell about themselves and their respective cultures. In his novels, these tales interact in ways that suggest a basis for common ground between diverse religions and cultures.

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