Growing Up Muslim: Understanding the Beliefs and Practices of Islam

Unabridged Audiobook

Written By: Sumbul Ali-Karamali

Narrated By: Sumbul Ali-Karamali

Publisher: Listening Library (Audio)

Date: August 2013

Duration: 5 hours 16 minutes


Author Sumbul Ali-Karamali offers her personal account, discussing the many and varied questions she fielded from curious friends and schoolmates while growing up in Southern California—from diet, to dress, to prayer and holidays and everything in between. She also provides an academically reliable introduction to Islam, addressing its inception, development and current demographics.

Through this engaging work, readers will gain a better understanding of the everyday aspects of Muslim American life, to dispel many of the misconceptions that still remain and open a dialogue for tolerance and acceptance.


  • Jacquelyn Swaoger

    A comprehensive, but basic guide to Islam and the Muslim experience,. It includes the author's personal experiences of growing up Muslim in America, the differences between various cultures and the religion, and the intricacies and difference of opinions throughout the Ummah.

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