A Map of Home by Randa Jarrar (2008, Hardcover) From $9.73 ...
... flight to Texas. Nidali mixes humor with a loving and
vibrant celebration of
an eccentric middle-class family in the Arab world, and
this perspective keeps her buoyant through the hardships she encounters ... boys; the end of
her childhood as Iraq invades Kuwait on her thirteenth birthday; and
the scare she gives her family when she runs away from home. Funny, charming, and
heartbreaking,A Map of