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The Resource Corona, Bushra Rehman

Corona, Bushra Rehman

Label
Corona
Title
Corona
Statement of responsibility
Bushra Rehman
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Cataloging source
LPU
Dewey number
813/.54
Index
no index present
LC call number
PS3568.E47623
LC item number
C67 2013
Literary form
fiction
Label
Corona, Bushra Rehman
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
"Razia, our Desi born heroine begins life in Corona, Queens, a neighborhood once referred to by F. Scott Fitzgerald as the "Valley of Ashes." From there she starts a journey that has her giving historical tours in Salem, M.A., where her darkness aggravates donors and history buffs, smoking pot in the tenderloin of San Francisco with a domineering boyfriend, and hitchhiking through southern Florida with a beautiful girlfriend. Razia's parents give her the choice to "come home and get married or never come home again." But she lets nothing get in the way of her quest for freedom-- even if it means being disowned by her family. Razia's adventures are told as short stories woven through time starting in the late 1980's and moving up to the mid 2000's where she does finally settles back in New York City (this time Brooklyn) and falls in love with a man, who is only temporarily in America. Rehman gives a warm poetic take on the life of a Muslim girl coming to terms with life in both pre- and post- 9/11 America. The re-election of "Bush Junior" is viewed with friends from a bar and even with the repercussions of that presidential term vividly drawn, the lives of this innocent and loving community remain optimistic"--From publisher's web site
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
21 cm
Edition
First Sibling Rivalry Press edition.
Extent
150 pages
Isbn
9781937420390
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Lccn
2013933981
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
  • (OCoLC)844961246
  • 2005943
  • (OCoLC)844961246
  • (OCoLC)ocn844961246
  • 2005943
Label
Corona, Bushra Rehman
Publication
Copyright
Note
"Razia, our Desi born heroine begins life in Corona, Queens, a neighborhood once referred to by F. Scott Fitzgerald as the "Valley of Ashes." From there she starts a journey that has her giving historical tours in Salem, M.A., where her darkness aggravates donors and history buffs, smoking pot in the tenderloin of San Francisco with a domineering boyfriend, and hitchhiking through southern Florida with a beautiful girlfriend. Razia's parents give her the choice to "come home and get married or never come home again." But she lets nothing get in the way of her quest for freedom-- even if it means being disowned by her family. Razia's adventures are told as short stories woven through time starting in the late 1980's and moving up to the mid 2000's where she does finally settles back in New York City (this time Brooklyn) and falls in love with a man, who is only temporarily in America. Rehman gives a warm poetic take on the life of a Muslim girl coming to terms with life in both pre- and post- 9/11 America. The re-election of "Bush Junior" is viewed with friends from a bar and even with the repercussions of that presidential term vividly drawn, the lives of this innocent and loving community remain optimistic"--From publisher's web site
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
21 cm
Edition
First Sibling Rivalry Press edition.
Extent
150 pages
Isbn
9781937420390
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Lccn
2013933981
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
  • (OCoLC)844961246
  • 2005943
  • (OCoLC)844961246
  • (OCoLC)ocn844961246
  • 2005943

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