Growing Up Said

Najla Said, performer and author of the memoir Looking for Palestine: Growing Up Confused in an Arab-American Family (Riverhead 2013), talks about her struggles with her identity as the UWS-reared child of Edward Said.

→EVENTS:  Ms. Said will be appearing at Book Court in Brooklyn on Friday, August 2nd at 7 PM, and at Barnes & Noble on the UWS on Monday, August 5th at 7 PM.

Excerpt: Looking for Palestine: Growing Up Confused in an Arab-American Family (Riverhead 2013)

 

Reprinted from Looking for Palestine: Growing Up Confused in an Arab-American Family by Najla Said in arrangement with Riverhead Books, a member of Penguin Group (USA), Inc., Copyright (c) 2013 by Najla Said.