Arab In America

by Toufic El Rassi
Arab In America
  • ISBN-13: 9780867196733
  • Author(s): Toufic El Rassi
  • Subject: Graphic novels
  • Publisher: Last Gasp
  • Imprint: Last Gasp
  • Publication Date: 24-04-2008
  • Format: p/b

Availability: Available

£13.99
Through his own life story, from childhood through is life as an adult, El Rassi illustrates the prejudices and discrimination Arabs and Muslims experience daily in American society. He contends with ignorant teachers, racist neighbours, bullying classmates and a growing sense of alienation. He also examines the roles that media and popular culture play and with examples from film and news media, he shows how difficult it is to have an Arab identity in a society saturated with anti-Arab messages.
About the book

Through his own life story, from childhood through is life as an adult, El Rassi illustrates the prejudices and discrimination Arabs and Muslims experience daily in American society. He contends with ignorant teachers, racist neighbours, bullying classmates and a growing sense of alienation. He also examines the roles that media and popular culture play and with examples from film and news media, he shows how difficult it is to have an Arab identity in a society saturated with anti-Arab messages.

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