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Iraqi Americans: Witnessing a Genocide
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 26,100. Language: English. Published: February 20, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics & Current Affairs » Terrorism
Namou shares her visit to Iraq in 2000, where she embraced Easter with relatives, remembered her magical childhood in Baghdad, and enjoyed her ancestors’ town of Telkaif in Mosul. The trip, held dear to her heart and preserved through pictures of extravagant picnics, tours of ancient monasteries and other lively explorations, is soon drowned by the events that follow the 2003 US-led invasion.
I Am a Mute Iraqi with a Voice
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 13,580. Language: English. Published: February 20, 2016. Categories: Poetry » Middle Eastern poetry
A collection of 76 poems which had been previously published in national and international journals. "Namou interrogates this split within herself, with poem after poem an attempt to reconcile memories of a life in Baghdad with the safety of suburban American life and see past the divisions of history to an impossibly fraught future." Trish Harris, founding editor of the Pea River Journal
Iraqi Americans: The War Generation
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 42,840. Language: English. Published: February 20, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Political biography
A collection of 36 articles, with full color photos, which paint a picture of Iraqi Americans’ political and social situation and their struggles. Weam Namou writes, “The views that leaders, politicians and activists I interviewed had about Iraq and the United States fascinated me, especially since their views largely differed from, or were not found in, mainstream media."
The Feminine Art
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 65,320. Language: English. Published: April 23, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Literary collections » Middle Eastern
An arranged wedding takes a shape of its own as an aunt tries to find her American nephew the perfect bride in Iraq.
The Mismatched Braid
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 57,660. Language: English. Published: April 15, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Literary collections » Middle Eastern
An Iraqi man flees Baghdad after the Gulf War and immigrates to Greece in the hopes of reaching America. When his American cousin visits him in Athens, he immediately falls in love with her. But is she, like America, too far from his reach?
The Flavor Of Cultures
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 76,800. Language: English. Published: March 16, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Literary collections » Middle Eastern
Mervat was born in Iraq as a minority Christian and in the late 1970s and came to America at age two. Torn between her cultural heritage which dates back over 7300 years and the new land of freedom and opportunity, she watches friends live an Americanized lifestyle while she clings onto Middle Eastern traditions, all along yearning for the courage to follow her own path.