Love Is an Ex-Country by Randa Jarrar

Love Is an Ex-Country

Randa Jarrar

218 pages first pub 2021 (editions)

nonfiction lgbtqia+ memoir travel challenging emotional reflective medium-paced


Queer. Muslim. Arab American. A proudly Fat woman. Randa Jarrar is all of these things. In this provocative memoir of a cross-country road trip, she explores how to claim joy in an unraveling and hostile America.Randa Jarrar is a fearless voice of...

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emotional 73%
reflective 67%
challenging 50%
funny 27%
sad 27%
dark 23%
adventurous 16%
hopeful 14%
informative 14%
inspiring 11%
tense 8%
mysterious 1%
relaxing 1%


medium 61%
fast 26%
slow 11%

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