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Author: Kamila Shamsie
Publisher: Rearsby : W F Howes, 2009.
Edition/Format:   Large print book : Fiction : English : Large print edView all editions and formats
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August 9th, 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 realisation. In the numbing  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Large type books
Fiction
History
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Kamila Shamsie
ISBN: 9781407437927 1407437925
OCLC Number: 434561434
Notes: Originally published: London: Bloomsbury.
Description: 534 pages (large print) ; 24 cm
Responsibility: Kamila Shamsie.

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August 9th, 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 realisation. In the numbing aftermath of a bomb that obliterates everything she has known, Hiroko Tanaka is forced to search for new beginnings ...

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