Finding Peace in the Holy Land : A British Muslim Memoir

Description

Finding Peace in the Holy Land is a perfectly timed memoir told with brisk honesty and sharp humour. Sweeping from the suburbs of North London to the olive groves of Palestine, it explores a life of excess-to-spirituality impacted by the struggle of a distant people. Paddling the celebrity shallows of the 1990's as `Tony Blair's sister-in-law', Lauren Booth explored everything city life had on offer; appearing on reality TV shows and at the opening of a paper bag (if it meant freebies). Yet, as a cautious Christian, she was drawn to the Holy Land too. Given the chance to visit Palestine, instead of finding the faith of her Catholic heritage, she became embroiled in the people's struggle, accidentally breaking a deadly siege by land and sea, playing handball with Hamas and witnessing daily acts of patience and courage which would change her forever. Above all Finding Peace in the Holy Land is a witty personal odyssey calling the reader to consider the universal question; `what's this life thing all about?'

Details

Author(s)
Lauren Booth
Format
Paperback | 256 pages
Dimensions
140 x 216 x 20.32mm | 430.91g
Publication date
11 Dec 2018
Publisher
Kube Publishing Ltd
Publication City/Country
Markfield, United Kingdom
Language
English
ISBN10
1847741207
ISBN13
9781847741202
Bestsellers rank
412,961

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