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'A memoir about finding home ... and yourself.

'Born of Palestinian migrants, Arwa did not have a country that she could call home. Just before her ninth birthday her parents came to Australia to give their daughters the greatest gift they could, the right of citizenship and a country that could call their own, a place they could belong.

'It took a teenage Arwa time to find her way in her new country and to reconcile her Muslim faith with her life as a young woman in Australia. But she made friends and slowly Australia got under her skin and into her heart. When she was twenty-three and newly married, this Aussie girl who loved John Farnham and Vegemite decided to wear the veil. Many assumed she did not speak English or that her husband had told her what to wear. Both were incorrect. For Arwa, it was a personal choice and about taking her faith to the next level. Through telling her story, Arwa demystifies the veil and shows the importance of belonging.' (From the publisher's website.)

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Tea With Arwa by Arwa El Masri Jenny Hayworth , 2014 2014 single work review
— Appears in: The NSW Writers' Centre Blog

— Review of Tea with Arwa : One Woman's Story of Faith, Family and Finding a Home in Australia Arwa El Masri , 2011 single work autobiography
Reading & Viewing : Texts for Years 9 and 10 Deborah McPherson , 2012 single work review
— Appears in: English in Australia , vol. 47 no. 1 2012; (p. 93-96)

— Review of Cloudstreet Tim Winton , Ellen Fontana , 2011 series - publisher film/TV ; Sea Hearts Margo Lanagan , 2012 single work novel ; Tea with Arwa : One Woman's Story of Faith, Family and Finding a Home in Australia Arwa El Masri , 2011 single work autobiography ; Bright Star Jane Campion , 2009 single work film/TV ; The Taste of River Water Cate Kennedy , 2011 selected work poetry ; A Ute Picnic and Other Australian Poems Lorraine Marwood , 2010 selected work poetry ; Big Book of Verse for Aussie Kids 2009 anthology poetry ; Traditional Australian Verse 2009 anthology poetry
In Short : Nonfiction Bruce Elder , 2011 single work review
— Appears in: The Sydney Morning Herald , 23-25 December 2011; (p. 25)

— Review of Tea with Arwa : One Woman's Story of Faith, Family and Finding a Home in Australia Arwa El Masri , 2011 single work autobiography
A Blend of Faith and Country Shelley McInnis , 2011 single work review
— Appears in: The Canberra Times , 26 November 2011; (p. 29)

— Review of Tea with Arwa : One Woman's Story of Faith, Family and Finding a Home in Australia Arwa El Masri , 2011 single work autobiography
Untitled Rebecca Butterworth , 2011 single work review
— Appears in: Bookseller + Publisher Magazine , September vol. 91 no. 3 2011; (p. 27)

— Review of Tea with Arwa : One Woman's Story of Faith, Family and Finding a Home in Australia Arwa El Masri , 2011 single work autobiography
Untitled Rebecca Butterworth , 2011 single work review
— Appears in: Bookseller + Publisher Magazine , September vol. 91 no. 3 2011; (p. 27)

— Review of Tea with Arwa : One Woman's Story of Faith, Family and Finding a Home in Australia Arwa El Masri , 2011 single work autobiography
A Blend of Faith and Country Shelley McInnis , 2011 single work review
— Appears in: The Canberra Times , 26 November 2011; (p. 29)

— Review of Tea with Arwa : One Woman's Story of Faith, Family and Finding a Home in Australia Arwa El Masri , 2011 single work autobiography
In Short : Nonfiction Bruce Elder , 2011 single work review
— Appears in: The Sydney Morning Herald , 23-25 December 2011; (p. 25)

— Review of Tea with Arwa : One Woman's Story of Faith, Family and Finding a Home in Australia Arwa El Masri , 2011 single work autobiography
Reading & Viewing : Texts for Years 9 and 10 Deborah McPherson , 2012 single work review
— Appears in: English in Australia , vol. 47 no. 1 2012; (p. 93-96)

— Review of Cloudstreet Tim Winton , Ellen Fontana , 2011 series - publisher film/TV ; Sea Hearts Margo Lanagan , 2012 single work novel ; Tea with Arwa : One Woman's Story of Faith, Family and Finding a Home in Australia Arwa El Masri , 2011 single work autobiography ; Bright Star Jane Campion , 2009 single work film/TV ; The Taste of River Water Cate Kennedy , 2011 selected work poetry ; A Ute Picnic and Other Australian Poems Lorraine Marwood , 2010 selected work poetry ; Big Book of Verse for Aussie Kids 2009 anthology poetry ; Traditional Australian Verse 2009 anthology poetry
Tea With Arwa by Arwa El Masri Jenny Hayworth , 2014 2014 single work review
— Appears in: The NSW Writers' Centre Blog

— Review of Tea with Arwa : One Woman's Story of Faith, Family and Finding a Home in Australia Arwa El Masri , 2011 single work autobiography
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    Saudi Arabia,
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    Arabian peninsula, Middle East, Asia,
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    United States of America (USA),
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    Americas,
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    Syria,
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    Middle East, Asia,
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    Australia,
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