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Bamji, Firdous

Overview
Works: 35 works in 112 publications in 1 language and 6,384 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  History  Biography  Psychological fiction  Suspense fiction  Adventure stories  Religious fiction  Domestic fiction  Juvenile works  Historical fiction 
Roles: Narrator, Actor
Classifications: PR6068.U757, 823.914
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Firdous Bamji
Zeitoun by Dave Eggers( Recording )

11 editions published between 2009 and 2011 in English and held by 1,373 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Hurricane Katrina struck New Orleans, Abdulrahman Zeitoun--a prosperous Syrian-American and father of four--chose to stay through the storm to protect his house and contracting business. In the eerie days after the storm, he traveled the flooded streets in a secondhand canoe, passing on supplies and rescuing those he could. A week later, on September 6, 2005, Zeitoun abruptly disappeared. His wife Kathy, a boisterous Southerner who converted to Islam, is left to make sense of the surreal atmosphere (in New Orleans and the United States generally) in which what happened to Abdulrahman Zeitoun was possible
The Echelon vendetta by David Stone( Recording )

9 editions published between 2007 and 2011 in English and held by 1,122 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When his "company" friend is gruesomely slain in a sleepy Tuscan village and the dead man's family later butchered in their London home, CIA "fixer" Micah Dalton takes action. Soon he is on the trail of an elusive fiend whose flair for ornamental blade-work suggests a link to American Indian mysticism. As the body count rises, the targets include active and inactive CIA agents and independent contractors--all with some connection to Echelon, an enigmatic Langley enterprise. Revenge may be the motive--but for what?
The hungry tide by Amitav Ghosh( )

8 editions published between 2005 and 2011 in English and held by 1,106 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Off the eastern coast of Inda lies an extraordinary cluster of islands known as the Sundarbans. It is a raw but a beautiful sea--a place of man-eating tigers, river dolphins, huge crocodiles and devistating tides that sweep across the terrain without remorse. In this exotic land, marine biologist Piya, fisherman Fokir and translator Kanai meet. As they travel deep into the remote archipelago, they experience a territory at risk not only from natural disaster, but also from human foolishness and volatile politics
The Septembers of Shiraz by Dalia Sofer( )

6 editions published between 2009 and 2011 in English and held by 627 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Wrongly accused of spying after the Iranian Revolution, Isaac Amin is tossed into prison, forcing his wife to desperately search for him
Six graves to Munich by Mario Cleri( )

4 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in English and held by 478 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the final days of the Second World War, Michael Rogan, a young American soldier, is brutally tortured by Nazi officers and left for dead. Vowing revenge, he begins a quest to track down and kill each one of his tormentors. Dark, violent, and graphic, this addictive thriller about how far one man will go for justice grips from first to last
Bloodmoney a novel of espionage by David Ignatius( Recording )

6 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 411 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Deep within Pakistan's borders, a secret CIA team is being systematically dismantled by a cunning enemy. Soon, Sophie Marx, a young, ambitious agent, is on the ground searching for answers. But as she gets closer to the truth, she suffers a devastating betrayal and must risk more than her life to save the world from a terrifying fate
Siddhartha an Indian tale by Hermann Hesse( Recording )

7 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in English and held by 351 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Siddhartha is a young, reckless man who is consumed by greed and lust in ancient India. After conceiving a son, Siddhartha grows tired of his existence and leaves in order to find his soul. One day, he hears the hum of a river and, attempting to find its source, begins to follow the sounds. However, what he finds will change his life forever
The wish maker by Ali Sethi( Recording )

5 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 204 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Cousins Zaki and Samar grow up in a household of strong women just as incredible social and political changes grip their country of Pakistan
The Elephanta suite by Paul Theroux( Recording )

6 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 201 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Three novellas depicting Westerners' experiences in India
The gambler by Fyodor Dostoyevsky( Recording )

4 editions published between 2006 and 2010 in English and held by 133 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

At the casino in Roulettenburg, Germany, a Russian family awaits news that a wealthy relative has died. To their dismay, Granny (far from dead), arrives and begins gambling away their inheiritance at an alarming rate. Meanwhile, Alexey Ivanovich, a notorious gambler, longs for a member of the family, but fate seems determined to keep them apart. As fortunes are squandered and gained, lives are increasingly tied to the fickle rules of chance
Step across this line collected nonfiction 1992-2002 by Salman Rushdie( Recording )

4 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in English and held by 96 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Best-selling, Booker Prize-winning author Salman Rushdie offers incisive, often humorous takes on literature, culture and world events in this New York Times Notable Book. In these stimulating pieces, Rushdie addresses a variety of subjects, including the death of the novel, India, soccer and the Rolling Stones
The assassin's song by M. G Vassanji( Recording )

5 editions published between 2009 and 2011 in English and held by 86 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Karsan Dargawalla leaves India for a new life before attempting to come to terms with his heritage--and the father he left behind
In other rooms, other wonders by Daniyal Mueenuddin( Recording )

5 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in English and held by 80 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Each compelling tale revolves around the life and legacy of K.K. Harouni, a wealthy landowner in feudal, corruption-fueled Lahore. In this cutthroat society, a servant girl can immediately gain prestige by seducing a powerful married man--and then lose it just as swiftly
Provide, provide from the collection In other rooms, other wonders by Daniyal Mueenuddin( Recording )

2 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in English and held by 41 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Zainab abandons her weakling husband to marry the well-placed household servant of an opulent Lahore family, her newfound comfort and standing may be short-lived
Bloodmoney a novel of espionage by David Ignatius( )

1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 24 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Deep within Pakistan's borders, a secret CIA team is being systematically dismantled by a cunning enemy. Soon, Sophie Marx, a young, ambitious agent, is on the ground searching for answers. But as she gets closer to the truth, she suffers a devastating betrayal and must risk more than her life to save the world from a terrifying fate
Curse of the pharaohs my adventures with mummies by Zahi A Hawass( Recording )

5 editions published between 2008 and 2015 in English and held by 16 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Zahi A. Hawass, currently in charge of the Supreme Council of Antiquities in Egypt, tells true stories of archaeology and Egypt's treasures
Tutankhamun the mystery of the boy king by Zahi A Hawass( Recording )

4 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Hawass, director of excavations at the Giza pyramids and head of Egypt's archaeological council, offers a solid summary of the complex and controversial 18th dynasty in which Tut lived
The Elephanta suite by Paul Theroux( Book )

1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"This startling and satisfying book captures the tumult, ambition, hardship, and serenity that mark today?s India. Theroux?s characters risk venturing far beyond the subcontinent?s well-worn paths to discover woe or truth or peace. A middle-aged couple on vacation veers heedlessly from idyll to chaos. A buttoned-up Boston lawyer finds succor in Mumbai?s reeking slums. And a young woman befriends an elephant in Bangalore"--Publisher website (September 2007)
The enchantress of Florence : a novel by Salman Rushdie( Book )

2 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young European traveller calling himself "Mogor dell'Amore," the Mughal of Love, arrives at the court of the real Grand Mughal, the Emperor Akbar, with a tale to tell that begins to obsess the whole imperial capital. The stranger claims to be the child of a lost Mughal princess, Qara Köz. 'Lady Black Eyes', was a great beauty believed to possess powers of enchantment and sorcery, taken captive first by an Uzbeg warlord, then by the Shah of Persia, and finally the lover of a certain Argalia, a Florentine soldier of fortune, commander of the armies of the Ottoman Sultan. When Argalia returns home with his Mughal mistress the city is mesmerised by her presence, and much trouble ensues. But is Mogor's story true? And if so, then what happened to the lost princess? And if he's a liar, must he die?
Homebody/Kabul( Visual )

2 editions published between 2002 and 2004 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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