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When a Camel Breaks Your Heart

Author: 

Kodi Scheer

A surreal story about a woman whose boyfriend turns into a camel. His literal transformation and the problems, confusion and distance it creates is a metaphor for their relationship, which is between a white American woman and a first-generation American Muslim man. It has funny moments, and, if you read with the right mindset, sharp insights into relationships both personal and political.

Favorite Thing: 
The keen observations on the joys and pitfalls of a cross-cultural relationship. And the camel.
When a Camel Breaks Your Heart
Book Length: 
Shortest
Part of Series: 
Not part of a series
Stand Alone: 
Yes
Stickiness: 
High