When a former cheerleader who describes herself as "The All-American Girl" meets and falls in love with Lounis, a man from North Africa, her assumptions about life, and all of society, come into question. On a search for higher meaning and identity, ...
she quests for the answers, in retrospect. Arabic lessons and her struggles to memorize Arabic words help her on her journey of attempting to understand a way of thinking quite different than her own. Adventures unfold in this novella by Susannah Natalia Blair, taking the heroine on a romantic and troubled journey in the urban setting of Boston, 2010. About selfhood, linguistics, dating, and intercultural exchanges, this book is a must read for all who are interested in life, love, and the contemporary American cultural landscape and its tensions and contradictions. Honest, probing, sad, angry, and often fun, you will enjoy "Morning of Light," no matter which culture you are originally from.
Number of pages: 72
Date of publication: 20/01/2011
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