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Author ALHARTHI, JOKHA, author.

Title Celestial bodies : a novel / Jokha Alharthi ; translated from the Arabic by Marilyn Booth.

Publication Info. New York : Catapult, 2019.


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Central Library Fiction    HARITHI,JUK    Available
1 copy being processed for GDL Central Library Fiction.
Description xi, 243 pages : genealogical table ; 21 cm
text txt rdacontent
unmediated n rdamedia
volume nc rdacarrier
Note First published in Oman in 2010.
Translation of: Sayyidāt al-qamar.
Summary "In the village of al-Awafi in Oman, we encounter three sisters: Mayya, who marries after a heartbreak; Asma, who marries from a sense of duty; and Khawla, who chooses to refuse all offers and await a reunion with the man she loves, who has emigrated to Canada. These three women and their families, their losses and loves, unspool ... against a backdrop of a rapidly changing Oman, a country evolving from a traditional, slave-owning society into its complex present"-- Provided by publisher.
Language Translated from Arabic.
Subject Sisters -- Oman -- Fiction.
Oman -- Social life and customs -- Fiction.
Genre/Form Historical fiction.
Domestic fiction.
Added Author Booth, Marilyn, translator.
Added Title Sayyidāt al-qamar. English
ISBN 9781948226943 (paperback)
1948226944 (paperback)

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