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Taqwacores

Soft Skull Press,
E-Book ( EPUB mit Adobe DRM )
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Kurzbeschreibung

A Muslim punk house in Buffalo, New York, inhabited by burqa-wearing riot girls, mohawked Sufis, straightedge Sunnis, Shia skinheads, Indonesian skaters, Sudanese rude boys, gay Muslims, drunk Muslims, and feminists. Their living room hosts parties and prayers, with a hole smashed in the wall to indicate the direction of Mecca. Their life together mixes sex, dope, and religion in roughly equal amounts, expressed in devotion to an Islamo-punk subculture, taqwacore, named for taqwa, an Arabic term for consciousness of the divine.Originally self-published on photocopiers and spiralbound by hand, The Taqwacores has now come to be read as a manifesto for Muslim punk rockers and a Catcher in the Rye for young Muslims.There are three different cover colors; red, white, and blue.

Details

Titel: Taqwacores
Autoren/Herausgeber: Michael Muhammad Knight

ISBN/EAN: 9781593763183

Seitenzahl: 256
Produktform: E-Book
Sprache: Englisch

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