Shaila Abdullah

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Shaila Abdullah (born 1971) is an author whose creative work focuses on the strengths and weaknesses of Pakistani women and their often unconventional choices in life. Her work also deals with the Asian experience in the United States, the conflict between the two worlds and the culture of her adopted country.[citation needed]

Abdullah was born in Karachi, Pakistan, in 1971.

Her latest book, Beyond the Cayenne Wall, is a collection of stories about Pakistani women struggling to find their individualities despite the barriers imposed by society.[citation needed]

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