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The pearl that broke its shell / Nadia Hashimi.

Hashimi, Nadia. (Author).

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  • 28 of 31 copies available at Bibliomation.
  • 1 of 1 copy available at Kent Memorial Library - Suffield. (Show)
Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Kent Memorial Library - Suffield FICTION HASHIMI (Text to phone) 32518129845577 Adult Fiction Available -
Bentley Memorial Library - Bolton FIC Has (Text to phone) 33160125563216 Adult Fiction Available -
Brookfield Library F/HASHIMI (Text to phone) 34029131963984 Adult Fiction Available -
Burnham Library - Bridgewater FIC HASHIMI (Text to phone) 36937002132950 Adult Fiction Available -
Chester Public Library HAS (Text to phone) 33210000354817 Adult Fiction Available -
Derby Public Library FIC HAS (Text to phone) 34047129106226 Adult Fiction Available -
Douglas Library of Hebron FIC HAS (Text to phone) 33400130683983 Adult Fiction Available -
Hagaman Memorial Library - East Haven F HASHIMI (Text to phone) 31953127966029 Adult Fiction Available -
Hagaman Memorial Library - East Haven F HASHIMI (Text to phone) 31953133845373 Adult Fiction Available -
Howard Whittemore Library - Naugatuck FIC HASHIMI, NADIA (Text to phone) 34027132874325 Adult Fiction Checked out 04/06/2020
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Summary, etc.: In Kabul, 2007, with a drug-addicted father and no brothers, Rahima and her sisters can only sporadically attend school, and can rarely leave the house. Their only hope lies in the ancient custom of bacha posh, which allows young Rahima to dress and be treated as a boy until she is of marriageable age. As a son, she can attend school, go to the market, and chaperone her older sisters. But Rahima is not the first in her family to adopt this unusual custom. A century earlier, her great-aunt, Shekiba, left orphaned by an epidemic, saved herself and built a new life the same way. Crisscrossing in time, the novel interweaves the tales of these two women separated by a century who share similar destinies. But what will happen once Rahima is of marriageable age? Will Shekiba always live as a man? And if Rahima cannot adapt to life as a bride, how will she survive?
Subject: Girls Afghanistan Social conditions Fiction
Sex role Afghanistan Fiction
Impersonation Fiction
Children of drug addicts Fiction
Sisters Fiction
Afghanistan Fiction
Family life Fiction
Identity Fiction
Freedom Fiction
Coming of age Fiction
Courage Fiction
Survival Fiction
Fathers and daughters Fiction
Genre: Domestic fiction.
Domestic fiction.
Domestic fiction.
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