Rebels by Accident by Patricia Dunn

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About Patricia Dunn

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Patricia was the managing editor of Muslimwakeup.com, America's most popular Muslim online magazine from 2003-2008. She has an MFA in creative writing from Sarah Lawrence College where she also teaches. Her writing has appeared in Global City Review--where she edited the post-9-11 International Issue--Salon.com, Women's eNews, The Christian Science Monitor, The Village Voice, The Nation, and L.A. Weekly, among other publications
 
Published August 16, 2012 by Alikai Press Inc.. 274 pages
Genres: Young Adult, Action & Adventure, Literature & Fiction. Fiction

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Though their trip is cut short due to a revolution throughout Egypt, the five-day jaunt is a whirlwind of activity—a trip to the pyramids, ice skating in a mall, a love story for both young women and a brush with the political uprising that both inspires and teaches.

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Through the eyes of Mariam, a patriotic U.S. teenager of Egyptian ancestry, and against the backdrop of the Arab Spring, Dunn reveals how Mariam, her best friend, Deanna, and her sittu (grandmother) learn to let their “freak flags fly.” The former managing editor of Muslimwakeup.com, a popular U...

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When sixteen-year-old Mariam and her best friend, Deanna, are sent to Egypt for an extended visit with Mariam’s sittu (grandmother), Mariam’s concerns are mainly how bored she’ll be and that she can’t speak Arabic.

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Cairo 360

Rebels by Accident, by Patricia Dunn, tells the story of two American girls who during their temporary exile from New York to Cairo fall into the hairs of a revolution that isn't theirs, while undergoing a personal revolution of their own.

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Caliber Magazine

Having become a senior in college (read “I don’t know where the past three years went”), the last thing I’d expect to find myself reading is young adult novel.

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Gr 9 Up—Miriam and her best friend Deanna land in jail following an ill-advised attempt to crash a party shortly before the police arrived. Egyptian American Miriam, always kept on a tight leash by her parents, is convinced her life will end following the party incident. Instead, she's handed a w...

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Gr 9 Up—Miriam and her best friend Deanna land in jail following an ill-advised attempt to crash a party shortly before the police arrived. Egyptian American Miriam, always kept on a tight leash by her parents, is convinced her life will end following the party incident. Instead, she's handed a w...

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