First Comes Marriage

My Not-So-Typical American Love Story
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Product Number: Z100132316
Released: Nov 13, 2018
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ISBN: #9781684412013
Narrator/s: Jeed Saddy
Publisher: Highbridge Company
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When Huda meets Hadi, the boy she will ultimately marry, she is six years old. Both are the American-born children of Iraqi immigrants, who grew up on opposite ends of California. Hadi considers Huda his childhood sweetheart, the first and only girl he's ever loved, but Huda needs proof that she is more than just the girl Hadi's mother has chosen for her son. She wants what the American girls have-the entertainment culture's almost singular tale of chance meetings, defying the odds, and falling in love. She wants stolen kisses, romantic dates, and a surprise proposal. As long as she has a grand love story, Huda believes no one will question if her marriage has been arranged. But when Huda and Hadi's conservative Muslim families forbid them to go out alone before their wedding, Huda must navigate her way through the despair of unmet expectations and dashed happily-ever-after ideals. Eventually she comes to understand the toll of straddling two cultures in a marriage and the importance of reconciling what you dreamed of with the life you eventually live. Tender, honest, and irresistibly compelling, First Comes Marriage is the first Muslim-American memoir dedicated to the themes of love and sexuality.

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Author(s): Huda Al-Marashi
Original Publish Date: Nov 13, 2018

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Author(s): Huda Al-Marashi
Narrator(s): Jeed Saddy
Product Number DD38275
Released: Sep 05, 2018
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Publisher: HighBridge Company
ISBN: #9781684412006

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