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A girl made of dust, Nathalie Abi-Ezzi

Label
A girl made of dust
Title
A girl made of dust
Statement of responsibility
Nathalie Abi-Ezzi
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"In her peaceful town outside Beirut, Ruba is slowly awakening to the shifting contours within her household: hardly speaking and refusing to work, her father has inexplicably withdrawn from his family in favor of his favorite armchair; her once-youthful mother looks so sad that Ruba imagines her heart must have withered like a fig in the heat; and Ruba's brother, Naji, has started to spend less time with Ruba in order to meet with older boys, some of whom carry guns. When Ruba decides that to salvage her family she must first save her father, she uncovers a secret from his past that will send her on a journey away from the safe fantasies of youth and into a brutal reality where men kill in the name of faith and race, past wrongs remain unforgiven, and where nothing less than courageous acts of self-sacrifice and unity can offer survival.--From publisher's web site
Cataloging source
BTCTA
Dewey number
823/.92
Index
no index present
LC call number
PR6101.B54
LC item number
G57 2009
Literary form
novels
Label
A girl made of dust, Nathalie Abi-Ezzi
Instantiates
Publication
Note
"First published in Great Britain in 2008 by Fourth Estate, an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers"--T.p. verso
Dimensions
22 cm.
Extent
236 p.
Isbn
9780802118950
Isbn Type
(cloth)
System control number
  • 1253789
  • (OCoLC)ocn290433399
  • (OCoLC)290433399
  • 1253789
Label
A girl made of dust, Nathalie Abi-Ezzi
Publication
Note
"First published in Great Britain in 2008 by Fourth Estate, an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers"--T.p. verso
Dimensions
22 cm.
Extent
236 p.
Isbn
9780802118950
Isbn Type
(cloth)
System control number
  • 1253789
  • (OCoLC)ocn290433399
  • (OCoLC)290433399
  • 1253789

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