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The pearl that broke its shell : a novel, Nadia Hashimi

Label
The pearl that broke its shell : a novel
Title
The pearl that broke its shell
Title remainder
a novel
Statement of responsibility
Nadia Hashimi
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
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. 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
Cataloging source
DLC
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Hashimi, Nadia
Dewey number
[Fic]
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
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  • Women
  • Children of drug addicts
  • Dysfunctional families
  • Impersonation
  • Sisters
  • Teenage girls
  • Kabul (Afghanistan)
Label
The pearl that broke its shell : a novel, Nadia Hashimi
Instantiates
Publication
Dimensions
23 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
452 pages
Isbn
9780062338518
Isbn Type
(paperback)
Lccn
2013025523
System control number
  • 100734
  • 747943
Label
The pearl that broke its shell : a novel, Nadia Hashimi
Publication
Dimensions
23 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
452 pages
Isbn
9780062338518
Isbn Type
(paperback)
Lccn
2013025523
System control number
  • 100734
  • 747943

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