The African-American writer Patricia Raybon says her Christian faith defines who she is. So when her daughter Alana announced that she was converting to Islam, it came as a profound shock. For 10 years any talk of faith led to arguments and tears. Then Patricia came up with an unusual idea. Hear their story from both sides.
(Photo: Patricia Raybon (L) and Alana (R). Credit: Patricia Raybon)
The mother daughter confrontation – quoting bits of book at each other – is vivid. The idea of grieving is psychologically interesting