Honor Lost by Norma Khouri
Love and Death in Modern-Day Jordan

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Honor Lost: Love and Death in Modern-Day Jordan. Great story about culture and tradition in other parts of the world.

About Norma Khouri

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Norma Khouri is a poet and the author of short fiction. As a result of the events recounted in Honor Lost (which was written secretly in an Internet café), she was forced to emigrate to Athens. She now lives in Australia. The author is donating a portion of her royalties to women's organizations working to outlaw honor crimes.
Published January 1, 2003 by Atria. 211 pages
Genres: Biographies & Memoirs, Political & Social Sciences, Mystery, Thriller & Suspense, Literature & Fiction. Non-fiction

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Although it is held to be one of the more moderate Islamic nations, “for most women,” writes debut author Khouri, “Jordan is a stifling prison tense with the risk of death at the hands of loved ones.” Her case in point is a tale of her friend Dalia, whose parents, like Khouri’s, “never showed a h...

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Khouri, a poet and short fiction writer (and Catholic) who now lives in exile because of the events she relates here, opened a unisex beauty salon in Amman with her dearest friend, Dalia, hoping to achieve some measure of freedom in a stultifying society in which women are wholly without rights a...

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