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Home fire : a novel, Kamila Shamsie

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Home fire : a novel
Title
Home fire : a novel
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Kamila Shamsie
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eng
Summary
"From an internationally acclaimed novelist, the suspenseful and heartbreaking story of a family ripped apart by secrets and driven to pit love against loyalty, with devastating consequences. Isma is free. After years of watching out for her younger siblings in the wake of their mother's death, an invitation from a mentor in America has allowed her to resume a dream long deferred. But she can't stop worrying about Aneeka, her beautiful, headstrong sister back in London, or their brother, Parvaiz, who's disappeared in pursuit of his own dream, to prove himself to the dark legacy of the jihadist father he never knew. When he resurfaces half the globe away, Isma's worst fears are confirmed. Then Eamonn enters the sisters' lives. Son of a powerful political figure, he has his own birthright to live up to--or defy. Is he to be a chance at love? The means of Parvaiz's salvation? Suddenly, two families' fates are inextricably, devastatingly entwined, in this searing novel that asks: What sacrifices will we make in the name of love?"--
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Title
Home fire
Creator
Summary
Given a chance to resume a deferred dream years after raising her troubled siblings, Isma worries about the influence of a powerful politician's son who drives the family to choose between love and loyalty, with devastating consequences
Subject
Genre
Story line
Tone
Writing style
Character
Award
  • New York Times Notable Book, 2017
  • Library Journal Best Books, 2017.
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10572987
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
823/.914
Index
no index present
LC call number
PR9540.9.S485
LC item number
H66 2017
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/lexile
1070
Literary form
fiction
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True
Target audience
adult
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Kamila Shamsie
Home fire : a novel, Kamila Shamsie

Library Locations

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