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Burnt shadows

Author: Kamila Shamsie
Publisher: London : Bloomsbury, 2009.
Edition/Format:   Book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Beginning on August 9, 1945, in Nagasaki, and ending in a prison cell in the US in 2002, as a man is waiting to be sent to Guantanamo Bay, Burnt Shadows is an epic narrative of love and betrayal. Hiroko Tanaka is twenty-one and in love with the man she is to marry, Konrad Weiss. As she steps onto her veranda, wrapped in a kimono with three black cranes swooping across the back, her world is suddenly and irrevocably  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Fiction
History
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Kamila Shamsie
ISBN: 9781408800874 140880087X 9780747597070 0747597073 9781408804278 1408804271
OCLC Number: 276224369
Awards: Shortlisted for Orange Prize for Fiction 2009.
Description: 367 p. ; 24 cm.
Responsibility: Kamila Shamsie.
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Shortlisted for the Orange Prize 2009, this title presents an epic crossing generations, cultures and continents.  Read more...

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