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Daughter of the wind

Author: Suzanne Fisher Staples
Publisher: London : Walker Books, 2002.
Edition/Format:   Book : Fiction : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Shabanu lives with her family in Pakistan's Cholistan Desert. At twelve years old, Shabanu is already bethrothed while her sister Phulan, a year old, is about to be married. Then tragedy strikes a Shabanu is faced with a decision that will change her life forever - she must choose between the strength of her own dreams of freedom and independence and her obligation to her family and culture.
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Genre/Form: Young adult fiction
Fiction
Material Type: Fiction, Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Suzanne Fisher Staples
ISBN: 0744590116 9780744590111
OCLC Number: 49640479
Notes: Originally published: New York: Knopf, 1989; London: MacRae, 1990.
Description: 267 p. ; 20 cm.
Responsibility: by Suzanne Fisher Staples.

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Shabanu lives with her family in Pakistan's Cholistan Desert. At twelve years old, Shabanu is already bethrothed while her sister Phulan, a year old, is about to be married. Then tragedy strikes a Shabanu is faced with a decision that will change her life forever - she must choose between the strength of her own dreams of freedom and independence and her obligation to her family and culture.

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