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Read the book that inspired the movie Coming to America.


In 1980, I wrote a book, The Arab Heart.  The novel tells the story of Sharaf, a young Arab prince who is the sole heir to the throne of Whada, a fictitious Arabian nation.   In 1980, my novel shares an original coming to America story. Young Sharaf is out to prove his worth to his father and grandfather.  In America, Sharaf is pursued by women who only want him because of his pedigree and wealth.  Eventually, he meets Flora, a modest, reserved woman from a wealthy southern family.  He marries Flora and she returns to Whada with him


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The Arab Heart - A Novel by Evangelist Alveda King (Beal) - E-Book

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