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Published by Zondervan in Grand Rapids, Mich .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Shah, Hannah,
  • Christian converts from Islam -- Great Britain -- Biography

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

StatementHannah Shah.
GenreGreat Britain, Biography
Classifications
LC ClassificationsBV2626.4.S52 A3 2010
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL23989223M
ISBN 109780310325758
LC Control Number2009053156
OCLC/WorldCa436626833

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  The Imam's Daughter is a touching and poignant novel, and author Hannah Shah, a former Muslim, is a tribute to what being a Christian means. Originally posted on The Imam's Daughter: My Desperate Flight to Freedom/5(12). Online shopping from a great selection at Books Store. The Imam's Daughter is Hannah's gripping - but ultimately inspiring - true story. How, through her courage and determination, she broke free from her background and found a new life beyond its confines - a new life of freedom and love/5(94).   The Imam's Daughter is Hannah's gripping - but ultimately inspiring - true story. How, through her courage and determination, she broke free from her background and found a new life beyond its confines - a new life of freedom and love/5().

  A family very devoted to the Muslim faith and one in which her father is an Imam~ a highly respected and revered holy man. He was a very violent man who beat his wife on a daily basis for the smallest of things and for over 10 years he physically and sexually abused Hannah in the cellar of their home.   Hannah Shah is an Imam's daughter. She lived the life of a Muslim but, for many years, her father abused her in the cellar of their 16 she discovered a plan to send her to Pakistan for an arranged marriage, and she ran away. Hunted by her angry father and brothers, who were determined to make her an honour killing, she had to keep moving house to escape 3/5(3). The Imam’s Daughter. Who is Hannah Shah? “One word frees us from all the weight and pain of life: that word is love”. Sophocles. Hannah Shah is a year-old British woman of Pakistani Muslim parentage. After Hannah left her home in the north of England, and finished her schooling, she took a degree in Theology and Religious Studies.   The Imam's Daughter by Hannah Shah, , available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide/5(K).