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"I was thinking four stars for this book, but that last bit on the mussels was both poignant to me because of my heritage and freaking funny." May 16, 2015 10:19PM

 
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"I love the timeline/background on the Middle East. It expanded on what I know, which I thought was most of the story. I also love the slight analysis included." Apr 08, 2015 03:02PM

 

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Ubiquitousbastard is 40% done with Kitchen of Light: I was thinking four stars for this book, but that last bit on the mussels was both poignant to me because of my heritage and freaking funny.
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Okay, so I really have mixed feelings on this one. And (I guess in the same vein as the author) I feel bad about some of my thoughts.

What stuck out to me the most was the extreme black and white mentality throughout the book. Yes, there are good and
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