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The Resource Finding my place, Anne Aly

Finding my place, Anne Aly

Label
Finding my place
Title
Finding my place
Statement of responsibility
Anne Aly
Title variation
Finding my place
Title variation remainder
from Cairo to Canberra -- the irresistible story of an irrepressible woman
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
In 2016, Anne Aly was the first Australian Muslim woman, the first Egyptian-born woman and the first counter-terrorism expert to be elected to Federal Parliament. She was also most probably the first parliamentarian to have seen Zoolander 23 times. 'What am I doing here?' she asked herself as she was sworn in with her hand on her father's copy of the Quran. It's a question the former professor has raised more than once since she arrived in Australia aged two bearing the name Azza Mahmoud Fawzy El Housseini Ali Al Serougi. The answer is a fascinating and moving story of a Muslim girl growing up in suburban Australia in the seventies, when the Brady Bunch appeared to epitomise Western family life and girls like Anne danced the divide between the expectations and values of their parents' culture and that of their adopted land. Told with warmth, humour and insight, Anne's book is an irresistible story by an irrepressible Australian woman who has already made her mark internationally and in public life
Biography type
autobiography
Cataloging source
ANL
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1967-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Aly, Anne
Dewey number
324.29407092
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • plates
  • portraits
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Aly, Anne
  • Australian Labor Party
  • Politicians
  • Women immigrants
  • Women politicians
  • Muslim women
  • Australia
  • Australia
Target audience
general
Label
Finding my place, Anne Aly
Instantiates
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Control code
000061375157
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xi, 308 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9781460708743
Isbn Type
(epub)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations, portraits
System control number
(OCoLC)1013175981
Label
Finding my place, Anne Aly
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Control code
000061375157
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xi, 308 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9781460708743
Isbn Type
(epub)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations, portraits
System control number
(OCoLC)1013175981

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