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Paddling the celebriy shallows of the 1990’s as ‘Tony Blair’s siser-in-law’, Lauren Booth, explored everything ciy life had on offer; appearing on realiy TV shows and at the opening of a paper bag (if i meant frebies). Yet, as a cautious Chrisian, she was drawn to the Holy Land too. Given the chance to visi Palesine, insead of finding the faih of her Catholic heriage, she became embroiled in the people’s strumle, accidentally breaking a deadly siege by land and sea, playing handball with Hamas and winessing daily acs of patience and courage which would change her forever. Above all Finding Peace in the Holy Land is a wiy personal odyssey calling the reader to consider the universal quesion; ‘what’s this life thing all about?’ Lauren Booth is a journalis and broadcaser who has presented series for amongs others: BBC Radio London, British Muslim TV, Press TV and the Islam Channel. She has an international platform for her articles and tours across continents as a public speaker. Her talks and lectures focus on media bias, the illegal Occupation of Palesine and her own conversion to Islam.

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inding peace in the holy land is a perfecly timed memoir told with brisk honesy and sharp humour. Sweping from the suburbs of North London to the olive groves of Palesine, i explores a life of excess-topiritualiy impaced by the strumle of a disant people.

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Finding Peace in the

HOLY LAND A British Muslim Memoir

‘I couldn’t put i down.’ Nick Campbell, Broadcaser and Presenter

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Finding Peace in the Holy Land by Lauren Booth  

A timely and adventurous memoir by Lauren Booth, Tony Blair's sister-in-law, exploring issues of faith, family and identity.

Finding Peace in the Holy Land by Lauren Booth  

A timely and adventurous memoir by Lauren Booth, Tony Blair's sister-in-law, exploring issues of faith, family and identity.