Jennifer Heath

Biography

Jennifer Heath is a writer, editor and curator, the author of numerous works of fiction and non-fiction, including SuperColón: Admiral of the Ocean Sea, illustrated by Kristine Smock, Black Velvet: The Art We Love to Hate, A House White With Sorrow, On the Edge of Dream: The Women of Celtic Myth and Legend, The Echoing Green: The Garden in Myth and Memory, The Scimitar and The Veil: Extraordinary Women of Islam. Her edited anthologies include The Veil: Women Writers on Its History, Lore, and Politics, Uncontained: Writers and Photographers in the Garden and on the Margins, Primal Picnics: Writers Invent Creation Myths for their Favorite Foods and Land of the Unconquerable: The Lives of Contemporary Afghan Women. Her traveling art exhibitions include Black Velvet: The Art We Love to Hate and The Veil: Visible and Invisible Spaces. www.theveilbook.com.

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Books

The Jewel and the Ember: Love Stories of the Ancient Middle East
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 70,870. Language: English. Published: October 31, 2013. Category: Fiction » Literature » Fairy tales
A compelling collection of enlightening, joyful, painful, funny and heartrending love stories from throughout the ancient Middle East. These ten wonderful tales are not found in the familiar Arabian Nights, but are drawn from sources such as Zoroastrian Persia, the Turkish Oghuz, from folklore still told in Afghanistan and from epics and myths of the Bedouin peoples of Arabia.
The Scimitar and the Veil: Extraordinary Women of Islam
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 141,210. Language: English. Published: April 6, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Middle East
The first popular history and overview of Muslim women and their great accomplishments. It portrays over 50 extraordinary Muslim women from the birth of Islam in the 7th century CE through the 19th century who have played crucial roles in shaping the religion and in scholarship, the arts and much more.
On the Edge of Dream: The Women of Celtic Myth and Legend
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 50,330. Language: English. Published: July 20, 2011. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Historical
(5.00 from 1 review)
Deeply moving, spirited, playful, sexy, soulful tales brought alive for the modern reader from the ancient Celtic world, featuring the powerful, wild and wise women of mythology. Here is a world of timeless magic, earthy, poetic and great storytelling that awakens ancient memories buried deep within our collective unconscious.
A House White With Sorrow: Ballad for Afghanistan
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 73,340. Language: English. Published: February 23, 2011. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
In 1979, the Soviet Union blundered into Afghanistan, dragging the country into 30 years of war. A House White with Sorrow is a harrowing, elegiac story that conducts the reader on a tour of life during wartime. A tale of two cultures, two families, Afghan and American, and events that spawned the Taliban and shaped today’s tragic events.
El Repelente (Or, the 2012 Antics of Anabela)
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 69,510. Language: English. Published: October 11, 2010. Category: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
A wild, playful romp with shamans, moths, jaguars and ecologists on the eve of 2012. Good battles evil, Nature confronts human nature, and the Fate of the Earth hangs in the balance as the ancient calendar comes to a close.

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