Publisher description for In the name of God / Paula Jolin.
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Seventeen year-old Nadia is an excellent student, daughter and sister, and above all wants to be the best Muslim she can be. But she's conflicted about her Westernized peers, the economic, social and political struggles of her country, and the war raging in Iraq. When her cousin is arrested by the authorities for speaking out, Nadia finds herself drawn into the world of Islamic fundamentalism, contemplating making the ultimate sacrifice to take a stand for her people and her religion. A striking debut, IN THE NAME OF GOD is an enlightening and story sotry about life in the Middle East.
Library of Congress subject headings for this publication:
Muslims -- Juvenile fiction.
Muslims -- Fiction.
Family life -- Syria -- Fiction.
Islamic fundamentalism -- Fiction.