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My Accidental Jihad Fifteen Years Ago, Krista Bremer Was A Surfer And An Aspiring Journalist Who Dreamed Of A Comfortable American Life Of Adventure, Romance, And Opportunity Then, On A Running Trail In North Carolina, She Met Ismail, Sincere, Passionate, Kind, Yet From A Very Different World Raised A Muslim One Of Eight Siblings Born In An Impoverished Fishing Village In Libya His Faith Informed His Life When She And Ismail Made The Decision To Become A Family, Krista Embarked On A Journey She Never Could Have Imagined, An Accidental Jihad A Quest For Spiritual And Intellectual Growth That Would Open Her Mind, And Important, Her Heart.

  • Hardcover
  • 304 pages
  • My Accidental Jihad
  • Krista Bremer
  • 24 May 2017
  • 1616200685

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10 thoughts on “My Accidental Jihad

  1. says:

    Lovely prose, but not a likeable book The story of their relationship doesn t build or develop, and the author is so consumingly self absorbed that we never really understand the love between her and her husband we never see or feel anything in the book outside HER HER HER She is admirably frank about her own selfishness, but never engages with it or exhibits any sort of growth process, which is off putting in a memoir that spans 15 years or so The beauty of her language would meanif Lovely prose, but not a likeable book The story of their relationship doesn t build or develop, and the author is so consumingly self absorbed that we never really understand the love between her and her husband we never see or feel anything in the book outside HER HER HER She is admirably frank about her own selfishness, but never engages with it or exhibits any sort...

  2. says:

    It s challenging to write a memoir of your marriage while still married to your husband, ostensibly happily, and wanting to keep it that way.In this memoir, Krista describes her transition from all American young woman to wife and mother, married to a Muslim man, and even visiting his relatives in Libya at one point for the culture shock of her life Krista is a decent writer who is thoughtful and introspective in my view, though others called her whiny and self centered My issue with this book It s challenging to write a memoir of your marriage while still married to your husband, ostensibly happily, and wanting to keep it that way.In this memoir, Krista describes her transition from all American young woman to wife and mother, married to a Muslim man, and even visiting his relatives in Libya at one point for the culture shock of her life Krista is a decent writer who is thoughtful and introspective in my view, though others called her whiny and self centered My issue with this book wasn t so much the alleged narcissism memoi...

  3. says:

    This book really resonated with me and I believe this is a book that needed to be written As a self proclaimed feminist woman who is partnered with an Arab, Muslim man it is good to see a story that is about two everyday people living their lives who just happen to be of different cultures There have been some commentary in previous reviews who question the book s authenticity of an Muslim man who is truly this good and because of that there need to bestories of people in relationshi This book really resonated with me and I believe this is a book that needed to be written As a self proclaimed feminist woman who is partnered with an Arab, Muslim man it is good to see a story that is about two everyday people living their lives who just happen to be of different cultures There have been some commentary in previous reviews who question th...

  4. says:

    It is difficult to assess a book of this nature as it involves various issues like culture and belief with which one may not be familiar with But this book is honest, and Krista Bremer has with all sincerity chosen to discuss her life and relationship as she embarked on a journey of unexpected struggle to open her heart and grow beyond herself, and explore a world which lies beyond her comfort zone.Krista Bremer is an American author and the associate publisher of The Sun magazine She is the r It is difficult to assess a book of this nature as it involves various issues like culture and belief with which one may not be familiar with But this book is honest, and Krista Bremer has with all sincerity chosen to discuss her life and relationship as she embarked on a journey of unexpected struggle to open her heart and grow beyond herself, and explore a world which lies beyond her comfort zone.Krista Bremer is an American author and the associate publisher of The Sun magazine She is the recipient of a Pushcart Prize, a Rona Jaffe Foundation Writer s Award, and a North Carolina Arts Council fellowship In short, Bremer is no ordinary American My Accidental Jihad by Krista Bremer is her love story o...

  5. says:

    gave up on it just couldn t get over her whining.

  6. says:

    This is not a typical memoir of a young American woman and her Jihad person struggles She was not born into poverty, she did not have to contend with and overcome physical or emotional infirmities Rather, this is the straight forward telling of a young woman s journey from a typical young woman doing the things she loves as she grows into a beautifully mindful, loving, and open human being Much of her growth seems to have been triggered by her love for her Muslim husband from Libya, but t This is not a typical memoir of a young American woman and her Jihad person struggles She was not born into poverty, she did not have to contend with and overcome physical or emotional infirmities Rather, this is the straight forward telling of a young woman s journey from a typical young woman doing the things she loves as she grows into a bea...

  7. says:

    Once upon a time, a California surfer girl moved to North Carolina to get a graduate degree in journalism and ended up falling in love with Ismail, a Libyan immigrant 15 years her senior Soon, discovering to her surprise that she was pregnant, she married him Bremer wisely reflects on the compromises and misunderstandings involved in any marriage exacerbated, in their case, by the relationship being both intercultural and interfaith For me, certainly, marrying an Englishman has had its tri Once upon a time, a California surfer girl moved to North Carolina to get a graduate degree in journalism and ended up falling in love with Ismail, a Libyan immigrant 15 years her senior Soon, discovering to her surprise that she was pregnant, she married him Bremer wisely reflects on the compromises and misunderstandings involved in any marriage exacerbated, in their case, by the relationship being both intercultural and interfaith For me, certainly, marrying an Englishman has had its trials, but at least we share a religion, a native language, and most cultural ref...

  8. says:

    I didn t expect to be so entranced by this book Her prose is romantic, touching and soulful, but brutally honest I loved that about this book Her frustrations at falling in love and marrying an older man from Libya was not what she had planned for herself Dealing with the realities of two vastly different cultures and trying to understand the Muslim faith from an arms length takes up most of this book She is unapologetic about her American egoism and grandiosity, compared to her husbands I didn t expect to be so entranced by this book Her prose is romantic, touching and soulful, but brutally honest I loved that about this book Her frustrations at falling in love and marrying an older man from Libya was not what she had planned for herself Dealing with the realities of two vastly different cultures and trying to understand the Muslim faith from an arms length takes up most of this book She is unapologetic about her American egoism and grandiosity, compared to her husbands humbler beginnings but over time, with the help of their two children, she comes to understand herself and her husband in a whole new light.Her first trip to her husbands homeland, three months pregnant with a five year old in tow, during Muammar Ga...

  9. says:

    It must be difficult to write about sharing a life with a person from another faith without seeming insensitive Bremer, an American, is married to Ismail, a Muslim who was born in Libya She writes movingly about her difficulties understanding some of their cultural and religious differences I teared up unexpectedly as she wrestled with Libyan expectations for pre...

  10. says:

    I was so so So excited to read this book because I loved the author s article in Sun Magazine years ago also named My Accidental Jihad If you have read that, then you know how wonderfully sublime her writing can be This book pales in comparison to the article It is an interesting memoir, and she is by all accounts an excellent writer, but I think her strength as a writer lies in exploring the depth of a moment, or series of connected moments Her writing seems a little watered down because of I was so so So excited to read this book because I loved the author s article in Sun Magazine years ago also named My Accidental Jihad If you have read that, then you know how wonderfully sublime her writing can be This book pales in comparison to the article It...

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