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Author Husain, Ed.

Title The Islamist : why I became an Islamic fundamentalist, what I saw inside, and why I left / Ed Husain.

Publication Info. New York, N.Y. : Penguin Books USA, 2009.


Location Call No. Status
 University of Saint Joseph: Pope Pius XII Library - Standard Shelving Location  320.557 H968I    Check Shelf
Edition 2009 edition, with a new afterword.
Description 300 pages ; 20 cm
Contents Made in England -- Teenage rebellion -- The ultimatum -- Islam is the solution -- We will rule the world -- Inside Hizb ut-tahrir -- Targeting communities -- Inferior others -- Farewell fanaticism -- Entering the world: which life? -- Metamorphosis -- 9/11 -- The road to Damascus -- Saudi Arabia: where is islam? -- Return to England -- Afterword: what about America?
Summary When I was 16 I became an Islamic fundamentalist. Five years later, after much emotional turmoil, I rejected fundamentalist teachings and returned to normal life and my family. . . . This is my story."
Subject Husain, Ed.
Muslims -- Great Britain -- Biography.
Islamic fundamentalism -- Great Britain.
Radicalism -- Great Britain.
Extremists -- Great Britain -- Biography.
ISBN 9780143115984 paperback
0143115987 paperback
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