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"The Black Dolphin" - Reflections on a Multi-Cultural Upbringing and Personal History

Sparked by her experiences in Africa, author Zubia Naqvi's past and present combine to form a new perspective on identity, immigration, and her family’s history.

The Black Dolphin
The Black Dolphin
PRLog - Jan. 28, 2013 - The Black Dolphin is an autobiographical work author Zubia Naqvi was inspired to write after moving to Tanzania. There she was confronted with poverty and injustice that began to make her see her past experiences in a new light.

Born in Pakistan to Indian parents, Zubia immigrated to Italy when she was just one year old. Growing up in Europe as an Asian, she often felt like an outsider. At the same time, she maintained great affection for India and Pakistan. Encouraged by her father, she developed an interest in travel and other cultures. Moving to London, she got her degree in communication studies, focusing on issues of race, identity and religion.  

Through writing this book, Zubia reconnects with her roots. Ultimately she discovers that she is fulfilling what her father dreamed for her, although the manner in which she accomplishes this comes as something of a surprise. This book was written in part to honor her father’s choices and the struggles of all those who try to escape poverty.

Experiences in The Black Dolphin are not relayed in chronological order, but are instead woven together as memories of other places connected by events. Scenes shift between Italy, Ghana, Holland, Tanzania, and India. Sparked by her experiences in Africa, Zubia’s past and present combine to form a new perspective on identity, immigration, and her family’s history.

THE BLACK DOLPHIN (ISBN: 978-1-61897-055-8) is now available for $12.95 and can be ordered through the publisher’s website:
http://sbpra.com/ZubiaNaqvi or at www.amazon.com or www.barnesandnoble.com.

WHOLESALERS: This book is distributed by Ingram Books and other wholesale distributors.
Contact your representative with the ISBN for purchase. Wholesale purchase for retailers, universities, libraries, and other organizations is also available through the publisher; please email bookorder@aeg-online-store.com.

About the Author:

Zubia Naqvi was born in Pakistan and grew up in Rome. She now resides in Tanzania with her husband. Having left her job at the United Nations, she now devotes her time to raising the couple’s children and writing.

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