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Burnt shadows

Author: Kamila Shamsie
Publisher: London : Bloomsbury, 2009.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"August 9, 1945, Nagasaki. Hiroko Tanaka steps out onto her veranda, taking in the view of the terraced slopes leading up to the sky. Wrapped in a kimono with three black cranes swooping across the back, she is twenty-one, in love with the man she is to marry, Konrad Weiss. In a split second, the world turns white. In the next, it explodes with the sound of fire and the horror of realization. In the numbing  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Fiction
History
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Kamila Shamsie
ISBN: 9780747598138 0747598134 9780747597070 0747597073 9781408800874 140880087X 9781408804278 1408804271
OCLC Number: 311463980
Awards: Shortlisted for Orange Prize for Fiction 2009.
Description: 367 pages ; 24 cm
Responsibility: Kamila Shamsie.
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