The monk of Mokha
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Published:
[New York] : Random House Large Print, [2018].
Format:
Large Print
Physical Desc:
404 pages (large print) : map ; 24 cm
Lexile measure:
960L
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From the bestselling author of The Circle and What Is the What , the true story of a young Yemeni-American man, raised in San Francisco, who dreams of resurrecting the ancient art of Yemeni coffee but finds himself trapped in Sana'a by civil war. Mokhtar Alkhanshali grew up in San Francisco, one of seven siblings brought up by Yemeni immigrants in a tiny apartment. At age twenty-four, unable to pay for college, he works as a doorman, until a statue of an Arab raising a cup of coffee awakens something in him. He sets out to learn the rich history of coffee in Yemen and the complex art of tasting and identifying varietals. He travels to Yemen and visits countless farms, collecting samples, eager to bring improved cultivation methods to the countryside. And he is on the verge of success when civil war engulfs Yemen in 2015. The US Embassy closes, Saudi bombs began to rain down on the country, and Mokhtar is trapped in Yemen. Desperate to escape, he embarks on a passage that has him negotiating with dueling political factions and twice kidnapped at gunpoint. With no other options, he hires a skiff to take him, and his coffee samples, across the Red Sea. A heart-pounding true story that weaves together the history of coffee, the ongoing Yemeni civil war, and the courageous journey of a young man--a Muslim and a US citizen--following the most American of dreams.
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Language:
English
ISBN:
9780525595380, 0525595384
Lexile measure:
960

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APA Citation (style guide)

Eggers, D. (2018). The monk of Mokha. [New York]: Random House Large Print.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation (style guide)

Eggers, Dave. 2018. The Monk of Mokha. [New York]: Random House Large Print.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities Citation (style guide)

Eggers, Dave, The Monk of Mokha. [New York]: Random House Large Print, 2018.

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Eggers, Dave. The Monk of Mokha. [New York]: Random House Large Print, 2018. Print.

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