GOING OUT-OF-PRINT! Corona by Bushra Rehman (Paperback)

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GOING OUT-OF-PRINT! Corona by Bushra Rehman (Paperback)

Corona: A Novel by Bushra Rehman
ISBN: 978-1-937420-39-0
Publication Date: 08/01/2013
5 x 8 Perfect-Bound Paperback
Retail Price: $14.95; 154 Pages
Featuring Cover Art by Chitra Ganesh

Lambda Literary Award Finalist

*FEATURED ON NPR* Poets & Writers'

Razia Mirza is a Pakistani woman from Corona, Queens, who grew up in a tight Muslim community surrounding the first Sunni masjid built in New York City. When a rebellious streak leads to her ex-communication, she decides to hit the road. Corona moves between Razia’s childhood and the comedic misadventures she encounters on her journey, from a Puritan Colony in Massachusetts to New York City’s Bhangra music scene. With each story, we learn more about the past she’s escaping, a past which leads her to constantly travel in a spiral, always coming closer to but never quite arriving home.