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Written after the events of September 11th in an attempt by Ahmed to confront her Muslim identity, Raisins Not Virgins is a story of spiritual and political upheaval combined with the backdrop of New York City dating angst. It tells the story of Sahar Salam, a Muslim American New Yorker approaching 30 and feeling the cultural pressure from her Bangladeshi mother to settle down. Raisins Not Virgins is a romantic comedy about a Muslim American woman, choosing to practice her religion on her terms and re-interpreting Islam in the process.

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