Leap of Faith, Memoirs of an Unexpected Life Book Summary and Study Guide

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Leap of Faith presents a heartfelt personal perspective of Queen Norr and the late King Hussein of Jordan. Arab-American Lisa Halaby became Queen Noor of Jordan in 1978 after she married King Hussein. In this detailed memoir, she inscribes openly the challenges that are endured being a King's wife and mother of many children.
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This read provides her political insights and the history of the Middle East. Queen Norr clearly displays throughout the book her loyalty towards husband, family and country. She walks you through a difficult period when King Hussein was stricken with the dreadful disease of cancer and how it was dealt with.

She utilized her public role astutely by reaching out to the less fortunate.
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Plot & Themes

Royalty bio    -   Yes Period of greatest activity?    -   1950+

Subject of Biography

Gender    -   Female Profession/status:    -   politician/elected ruler Ethnicity    -   Arab Nationality    -   American


How much descriptions of surroundings?    -   6 () Desert?    -   Yes Desert:    -   hostile arabs Misc setting    -   Fancy Mansion Century:    -   1980's-Present

Writing Style

Book makes you feel?    -   encouraged Pictures/Illustrations?    -   A few 1-5 B&W How much dialogue in bio?    -   significantly more descript than dialog

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