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One thousand and one nights : a retelling, by Hanan al-Shaykh ; foreword by Mary Gaitskill

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One thousand and one nights : a retelling
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One thousand and one nights
Title remainder
a retelling
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by Hanan al-Shaykh ; foreword by Mary Gaitskill
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eng
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Title
One thousand and one nights
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Summary
An evocative reimagining of nineteen tales from the classic story about young queen Shahrazad's efforts to save her life from a brutal husband focuses on female characters at the heart of each tale in a woven sequence that incorporates humor and sensuality
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Genre
Tone
Writing style
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10184091
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
823/.92
Index
no index present
LC call number
PR6119.H398
LC item number
O54 2013
Literary form
short stories
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True
Target audience
adult
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a sparkling retelling of the beloved classic
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a sparkling retelling of the beloved classic
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Hanan al-Shaykh ; with an introduction by Mary Gaitskill
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1001 nights
One thousand and one nights : a retelling, by Hanan al-Shaykh ; foreword by Mary Gaitskill
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One thousand and one nights : a retelling, by Hanan al-Shaykh ; foreword by Mary Gaitskill
Publication
Note
"Originally published ... by Bloomsbury Publishing, London, in 2011"--Title page verso
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Contents
Foreword -- Shahrayar and Shahrazad -- The fisherman and the jinni -- The porter and the three ladies -- The first dervish -- The second dervish -- The third dervish -- The first merchant -- The hunchback -- The mistress of the house's tale -- The doorkeeper's tale -- The shopper's tale -- The reaction of the caliph -- Dalila the wily -- The demon's wife -- The woman and her five lovers -- Budur and qamal al-zaman -- Zumurrud and Nur al-Din -- The fourth voyage of Sindbad the sailor -- The resolution of the porter and the three ladies
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ocn753624612
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Dimensions
22 cm
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Edition
First American edition.
Extent
xix, 288 pages
Isbn
9780307958860
Lccn
2012039272

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