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Read an excerpt from "Laughing All the Way to the Mosque"

Season 20: Episode 5 A brief guide to avoiding divorce, courtesy of Zarqa Nawaz and her family. Hint: Arranged marriage. Zarqa Nawaz is the creator of the CBC Television show Little Mosque on the Prairie. But before Little Mosque fame, Zarqa was a single young woman, living at home. Then, her extended family went on a mission: Find Zarqa a Husband.

Season 20: Episode 5

A brief guide to avoiding divorce, courtesy of Zarqa Nawaz and her family. Hint: Arranged marriage.

Zarqa Nawaz is the creator of the CBC Television show Little Mosque on the Prairie. But before Little Mosque fame, Zarqa was a single young woman, living at home. Then, her extended family went on a mission: Find Zarqa a Husband.

She is the author of Laughing All the Way to the Mosque. You can read a chapter of the book below.

   

Book Excerpt: Laughing All the Way to the Mosque

   

"What do you think of the name Maysa?" I asked my mother.

   

"I don't like it. Call her Munzal."

   

"What? Munzal's a horrible name," I said, flabbergasted."Why don't you like Maysa?"

   

"It's not Islamic."

   

Read more from Chapter One of Laughing All the Way to the Mosque

   

Excerpt from Laughing All the Way to the Mosque by Zarqa Nawaz ©2014. Published by HarperCollins Canada. All rights reserved.

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