SCB Distributors Fiction. Asian American Studies. Jewish Studies. Told with humor and melancholy, TO BE WITH HER is a gripping tale of quest for self-evaluation by a young man from Pakistan. Of Muslim background, the narrator deals with his attachment to his culture and people, and commitment to his first love, while he gives the reader a charming love story between him and his Jewish girlfriend in Chicago in the 60s as the Vietnam War and Civil Rights Movement change everyone.