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Rise Up and Salute the Sun: The Writings of Suzy Kassem

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4 years, 6 months ago at May 18 9:26
I look up to her very much! She is very beautiful in the heart and very wise and modest. She does not use her external beauty for people to notice her. She is very clever about this even if it could attract more people to know about her. People talk about Malala in Italy as something new but Suzy Kassem has promoted the same values and issues long before this girl arrive.

Suzy Kassem is Prophetic

4 years, 6 months ago at May 17 10:31
One of the most startling and life-transforming books I've ever read. I'm a jolly fan! There is no book out that can compete with the sheer brilliance and intensity of this one. Suzy Kassem is prophetic. She absolutely blows my mind and forces me to re-analyze my role in the world and the universe.


4 years, 2 months ago at Aug 27 9:10
Rise Up and Salute the Sun is an important work of philosophy from a woman, one that is clearly influenced by independent thought and not strictly feminist thinking which is usually typical of female philosophers. What is most striking about Kassem's thoughts and use of words is the comprehensiveness of their simplicity. The ability to take complex ideas and present them in an easy fluid matter is... read more
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Description: From her ancestral homeland of Egypt to 7th Street in New York City, Suzy Kassem's hypnotic imagination transports readers into a mystical place filled with wisdom and infinite wonder -- a place where a little Egyptian girl can converse with the Sphinx, where an ordinary house mouse trapped under the floorboards of a senior center in Jersey can dream about exploring fields beyond his ordinary limits, and where a young woman named Peace can still crave a caramel apple from Coney Island -- while confined for eternity to the lonely hotel rooftop from which she leapt to her death twenty years ago. A powerful collection of philosophi ... (more)
Manufacturer: Awakened Press
Release date: 15 May 2011
ISBN-10 : 0615388868 | ISBN-13: 9780615388861
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gabrielgabh rated this 10/10 2 years, 4 months ago
gabrielgabh posted a review 2 years, 4 months ago

“I love Suzy Kassem and her words. She is direct strong and graceful. I love to read everything she writes and I'm not the only one in SA who thinks this way.” read more