Towelhead  


Towelhead
Simon and Schuster | April 10, 2006 | 336 pages
ISBN: 9780743285124

Sent to live with her strict Lebanese father in Texas upon the outbreak of the Gulf War, Arab-American teen Jasira endures racial taunts from her new classmates and enters into a dangerously exploitative relationship with a bigoted Army reservist. A first novel. Reprint. 50,000 first printing.