This 2-vol. set provides students with 75 full-length biographical sketches on noteworthy Arab Americans including early pioneers and individuals from later generations. Featured are F. Murray Abraham, Oscar-winning actor; Michael DeBakey, world renowned heart surgeon; Norma Kamali, fashion designer; Kathy Najimy, television actress/comedian; and many more.
It also includes sidebars of related information; a "Further Research" section; a "Words to Know" section; a cumulative subject index; and approximately 75 black-and-white photographs.
"A new and fascinating collection that comprehensively catalogues the achievements of Arab Americans. This collection is a must read and a must own two-volume set. It's an amazing and well written set that provides much new information on well-known and many not so well-known community stars. The first of its kind collection. Will certainly serve as the bet resource not only for Arab Americans but also for the American public."
-- Beirut Times
Price: US $158.00