े Beginning reader ↎ The Monk of Mokha kindergarten ५ Ebook By Dave Eggers ঝ

े Beginning reader ↎ The Monk of Mokha kindergarten ५ Ebook By Dave Eggers ঝ An Best Book of February 2018 The Monk of Mokha is an unblinking, open account of a San Francisco based Yemeni Americans success story The sincerity and subject matter will make some cynics uneasy, and cynics would do well to avoid this book, or be less cynical Following in the path of What is the What and Zeitoun, Eggers delivers us the real life tale of Mokhtar Alkhanshali, a Muslim in his early twenties who appears to be on his way to a relatively undistinguished life But when he discovers the historic Yemeni connection to coffee production, he embarks on a quest that will change his path and provide direction The adventure itself is riveting, but when you add in the history of coffee, the story becomes even elevated Mokhtar is an inspirational character, and Dave Eggers has written an entertaining, inspirational, and informative book Chris Schluep for the Book ReviewExquisitely interesting This is about the human capacity to dreamhere, there, everywhere Gabriel Thompson, San Francisco Chronicle A cracking tale of intrigue and bravery A gripping, triumphant adventure story Paul Constant, Los Angeles Times A true account of a scrappy underdog, told in a lively, accessible style Absolutely as gripping and cinematically dramatic as any fictional cliffhanger Michael Lindgren, The Washington Post Remarkable offers hope in the age of Trump Ends as a kind of breathless thriller as Mokhtar braves militia roadblocks, kidnappings and multiple mortal dangers Tim Adams, The Guardian A heady brew Plainspoken but gripping Dives deep into a crisis but delivers a jolt of uplift as well Mark Athitakis, USA Today A vibrant depiction of courage and passion, interwoven with a detailed history of Yemeni coffee and a timely exploration of Muslim American identity.David Canfield, Entertainment Weekly Capturing the spirit of our times with a flair few other writers can muster, Dave Eggers gives us a nail biting immigrant story in reverse The Monk of Mokhais not merely about coming to America, it is a thrilling chronicle of one mans coming and going between two beloved homelandsa brilliant mirror on the global community we have become.Marie Arana, author of American Chicaand Bolivar American Liberator This American coming of age story reminds us all of how much our country is enriched by all who call it home.Dalia Mogahed, author of Who Speaks For Islam What a Billion Muslims Really Think Heres a story for our time filled with ethos and pathos Youll laugh, cry, and discover worlds unknown to most From scamming in the Tenderloin to dodging bombs in Yemen, Mokhtar and Eggers take us on a worthwhile ride through the postmodern topography of our times.Hamza Hanson Yusuf Like many great works, Eggers book is multifaceted It combines, in a single moving narrative, history, politics, biography, psychology, adventure, drama, despair, hope, triumph and the irrepressible, indomitable nature of the human spirit at its best.Imam Zaid Shakir In telling Mokhtars story with such clarity, honesty, and humor, Eggers allows readers to consider Yemen and Yemenis long invisible, side lined, or maligned in the American imagination in their wonderful and complicated fullness.Alia Malek, author of The Home That Was Our Country A Memoir of Syria and A Country Called Amreeka Arab Roots, American Stories A book filled with moments of sadness, laughter, danger, and triumph Jordan Michelman, Sprudge The Monk of Mokha

  • 1.4
  • 800
  • Hardcover
  • B071VXZCGV
  • The Monk of Mokha

  • Dave Eggers
  • English
  • 09 July 2016
  • 353 pages

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