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This middle-class Californian fell in love with Ismail, a Muslim raised by illiterate parents in an impoverished Libyan fishing village. They made a commitment to each other without forsaking their own identities. Here is the story of their lives, raising Download and start listening now!


Quotes & Awards

  • My Accidental Jihad is a bold piece of writing (and thinking) by an incredibly brave woman.”

    Elizabeth Gilbert, New York Times bestselling author

  • “Utterly absorbing…A beautiful book.”

    Cheryl Strayed, New York Times bestselling author

  • “Candid and rich.”

    Good Housekeeping

  • “A beautiful account of [Bremer’s] jihad, or struggle, to find peace within herself and within her marriage.”

    Kansas City Star

  • “Bremer, associate publisher of the Sun, explores the points of connection—and potential conflict—in her marriage to Libyan-born Ismail…Bremer’s particular story strikingly highlights the (usually more mundane) cultural clashes and compromises inherent to every marriage or long-term relationship.”

    Publishers Weekly

  • “Readers of memoir will welcome this love story about patience and kindness and learning the importance of putting culture first.”

    Library Journal

  • “A moving, lyrical memoir…A sweet and rewarding journey of a book.”

    Kirkus Reviews

  • “If you’re going to bridge the distance between a Southern California upbringing and the world you enter when you marry a Libyan man, you’d better have a sense of humor, serious though your contemplations may be. Xe Sands strikes the balance between these two positions well. She moderates Krista Bremer’s wry perceptions with her sincere reflections…Sands’ calm tones connect the many realizations on Bremer’s rocky road to change and compassion.”


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