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City of spies : a novel

Author: Sorayya Khan
Publisher: New York : Little A, [2017] ©2017
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : English : First editionView all editions and formats
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Eleven-year-old Aliya Shah lives a double life in Islamabad, Pakistan-at home with her Pakistani father and Dutch mother, and at the American School, where Aliya tries to downplay that she is a "half-and-half." But when a hit-and-run driver kills the son of the family's servant, Sadiq, who is also Aliya's dear friend, her world is turned upside down. After she discovers the truth behind the tragedy, a terrible  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Autobiographical fiction
Bildungsromans
Historical fiction
Fiction
Domestic fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Sorayya Khan
ISBN: 9781503941571 1503941574 9781503941588 1503941582
OCLC Number: 1003861600
Notes: "Originally published by Aleph Book Company, New Delhi 2015.--Title page verso.
Description: 265 pages ; 22 cm
Responsibility: Sorayya Khan.

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Eleven-year-old Aliya Shah lives a double life in Islamabad, Pakistan-at home with her Pakistani father and Dutch mother, and at the American School, where Aliya tries to downplay that she is a "half-and-half." But when a hit-and-run driver kills the son of the family's servant, Sadiq, who is also Aliya's dear friend, her world is turned upside down. After she discovers the truth behind the tragedy, a terrible secret that burdens her heart, her conflicted loyalties are tested as never before.

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