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Novelist Diana Abu-Jaber

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Novelist Diana Abu-Jaber

Novelist Diana Abu-Jaber

Novelist Diana Abu-Jaber

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She is the author of Crescent, a new book about a single Arab-American woman chef in Los Angeles. Her previous novel Arabian Jazz won the Oregon Book Award. Abu-Jaber grew up in America in a traditional Jordanian household. Abu-Jaber is a writer-in-residence at Portland State University.

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