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The monk of Mokha

Dave Eggers

The monk of Mokha

by Dave Eggers

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  • 34 Currently reading

Published .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Coffee industry,
  • Travel,
  • Yemeni Americans,
  • Biography,
  • Businesspeople

  • About the Edition

    The true story of a young Yemeni-American man, raised in San Francisco, who dreams of resurrecting the ancient art of Yemeni coffee but finds himself trapped in Sana"a by civil war. A heart-pounding true story that weaves together the history of coffee, the ongoing Yemeni civil war, and the courageous journey of a young man - a Muslim and a US citizen - following the most American of dreams.

    Edition Notes

    Statementby Dave Eggers
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHD9199.U48 E34 2018b
    The Physical Object
    Pagination404 pages (large print)
    Number of Pages404
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL26948759M
    ISBN 100525595384
    ISBN 109780525595380
    OCLC/WorldCa993996602

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      This book that Dave is writing, The Monk of Mokha, tells my story. And yeah, we live in a time where there’s someone in the Oval Office whose political base wants to deport, ban, send away.   The Monk of Mokha (Book): Eggers, Dave: The true story of a young Yemeni-American man, raised in San Francisco, who dreams of resurrecting the ancient art of Yemeni coffee but finds himself trapped in Sana'a by civil war.

      Dave Eggers' latest book is "The Monk of Mokha," the story of Mohktar Alkhanshali's journey to his family's war-torn homeland of Yemen, and the steps he .   The Monk of Mokha (Book): Eggers, Dave: Mokhtar Alkhanshali grew up in San Francisco, one of seven siblings brought up by Yemeni immigrants in a tiny apartment. At age twenty-four, unable to pay for college, he works as a doorman, until a chance encounter awakens his interest in coffee and its rich history in Yemen. Reinventing himself, he sets out to learn about coffee cultivation, .


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An Amazon Best Book of February The Monk of Mokha is an unblinking, open account of a San Francisco-based Yemeni American’s success story. The sincerity and subject matter will make some cynics uneasy, and cynics would do well to avoid this book, or be less by: 1.

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Mokhtar Alkhanshali is twenty-four and working as a doorman when he discovers the astonishing history of coffee and Yemen’s central place in it.4/5.

The Monk of Mokha is the exhilarating true story of a young Yemeni American man, raised in San Francisco, who dreams of resurrecting the ancient art of Yemeni coffee but finds himself trapped in Sana’a by civil war.

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Mokhtar Alkhanshali is twenty-four, unable to pay for college, and working as The monk of Mokha book doorman when he becomes fascinated with the rich history of coffee. In The Monk of Mokha, there's a scene in which Mokhtar is assigned to be a translator for visiting Yemeni Tawakkol Karman, who is guest lecturing at UC Berkeley Law School.

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The Monk of Mokha by Dave Eggers,available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide.4/5(K). the monk of mokha by Dave Eggers ‧ RELEASE DATE: Jan. 30, For a son of Yemeni immigrants, the American dream takes the form of reawakening his ancestral homeland to its coffee legacy, the foundation for the industry he hopes to build.

Buy The Monk of Mokha 01 by Eggers, Dave (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders/5(). Overview Dave Eggers’s The Monk of Mokha (), the third in a series of nonfiction books in which Eggers explores the lives of modern-day immigrants in America, tells the real-life story of Yemeni-American Mokhtar Alkhanshali.

Mokhtar tells his girlfriend, Miriam, that he intends to go to law school. She purchases a beautiful leather satchel for him; Mokhtar borrows money from his brother.

The following version of this book was used to create this study guide: Eggers, Dave. The Monk of Mokha.

New York: Alfred A. Knopf, The Monk of Mokha tells the true-life story of a man named Mokhtar Alkhansali. Mokhtar was born in the United States and grew up in an impoverished San Francisco neighborhood known as the tenderloin District.

About The Monk of Mokha. The Monk of Mokha is the exhilarating true story of a young Yemeni American man, raised in San Francisco, who dreams of resurrecting the ancient art of Yemeni coffee but finds himself trapped in Sana’a by civil war. Mokhtar Alkhanshali is twenty-four and working as a doorman when he discovers the astonishing history of coffee and Yemen’s central place in it.

“The Monk of Mokha” is the third in his series of real-life accounts of immigrants to America caught in the jaws of history. Each book is a tale of a latter-day Job and a reflection on the. Read about Mokhtar's story in The Monk of Mokha. See Our Values An exquisitely composed Yemen coffee, almost other-worldly in its array of fruit and floral notes, all enveloped in a crisp chocolate.

The Coffee Review. 97 Points ROASTED BY TAMAS CHRISTMAN CEO OF DRAGONFLY ROASTERS. A US District Court judge has dismissed claims that coffee company Port of Mokha and its founder, Mokhtar Alkhanshali — the subject of Dave Eggers’ nonfiction bestseller Monk of Mokha.

In The Monk of Mokha, coffee is described as a "recession-proof" commodity, yet the process for entering the trade is one that is very difficult for outsiders.

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A star book : Mark Athitakis. It's difficult to tell where a reader can or should stand by the end of Dave Eggers' The Monk of one hand, it's a compelling story of 7/.

Like most of Eggers's books, The Monk of Mokha wears its themes on its sleeve — but that's a large part of why I read Eggers in the first place, and Monk doesn't disappoint.

I came to read about Yemeni coffee, but ended up — delightfully — learning about much more than that. Recommended By. With “Monk of Mokha,” Eggers has brewed up a rich, smooth account of one man’s attempt to overcome the longest of odds – an account that will Author: Erik Spanberg.

Mokhtar Alkhanshali, the subject of "The Monk of Mokha," is an extraordinary man. A San Francisco-born Yemeni American raised in the then-hardscrabble Tenderloin district, Alkhanshali was .