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• Author :Tahereh Mafi
• Pages :
320 Sheets
• ISBN-10 :
0062866567
• ISBN-13 :9780062866561
• Release :
October 16, 2018
• Publisher :
HarperTeen

⊕ Plot Summary : “It’s 2002, a year once 9/11. It’s a particularly turbulent time politically, however particularly thus for somebody like Shirin, a sixteen-year-old Muslim woman who’s uninterested in being stereotypic. Shirin isn’t shocked by however ugly folks may be. She’s uninterested in the rude stares, the degrading comments—even the physical violence—she endures as a results of her race, her faith, and also the hijab she wears each day. thus she’s engineered up protecting walls and refuses to let anyone shut enough to harm her. Instead, she drowns her frustrations in music and spends her afternoons break-dancing along with her brother. on the other hand she meets Ocean James. He’s the primary person in forever WHO extremely looks to require to urge to grasp Shirin. It terrifies her—they appear to return from 2 inconsistent worlds—and Shirin has had her guard up for therefore long that she’s unsure she’ll ever be ready to let it down.

It’s 2002, a year once 9/11, and Shirin has simply started at yet one more college. It’s a particularly turbulent time for the globe, however conjointly for somebody like Shirin, a sixteen-year-old Muslim woman who’s uninterested in being stereotypic. Shirin isn’t shocked by however ugly folks may be. however she’s uninterested in the rude stares, the degrading comments—even the physical violence—she endures as a results of her race, her faith, and also the hijab she wears each day. She determined way back to not trust anyone any longer, and he or she doesn’t expect, or perhaps strive, to suit in anyplace or let anyone shut enough to harm her. Instead, she drowns her frustrations in music and spends her afternoons breakdancing along with her brother.

But then she meets Ocean James. He’s the primary person in forever WHO extremely looks to require to urge to grasp Shirin. It terrifies her—they appear to return from 2 inconsistent worlds—and Shirin has had her guard up for therefore long that she’s unsure she’ll ever be ready to let it down. Tahereh Mafi, bestselling author of the Shatter ME series, returns with a stunning and heartbreaking new novel galvanized by her own experiences with old friend, breakdancing, and also the devastating impact of prejudice.”


⊗ Author Profile

“Tahereh Mafi, of Iranian origin, lives in Orange County, California. She studied political science and traveled the world, learning to speak eight languages on the way. Shatter Me (2011) (Do not touch me) is his first book. His first trilogy, Elusive, is already a publishing phenomenon. She also has two e-books that go with the Shatter Me series, Destroy Me and Fracture Me. She is married to her fellow countryman, Ransom Riggs ….”


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