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The night counter : a novel

Author: Alia Yunis
Publisher: New York : Three Rivers Press, ©2010.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : English : [Paperback ed.]View all editions and formats
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A magic carpet ride examining the lives of Fatima Abdullah and her huge dysfunctional family. Imitating Scheherazade, Fatima spins her own tales to the legendary storyteller, Scheherazade. And she has plenty of material: Fatima is dying, and more interested in her prized possessions, including a house in Lebanon, than in reuniting her splintered offspring and her estranged husband, Ibraham.
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Named Person: Scheherazade, Queen consort of Shahryar King of Persia (Legendary character); Scheherazade, Queen consort of Shahryar King of Persia (Legendary character)
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Alia Yunis
ISBN: 9780307453631 0307453634
OCLC Number: 462882500
Notes: Originally published in hardcover in slightly different form, in the United States by Shaye Areheart Books, an imprint of the Crown Publishing Group, a division of Random House, in 2009.
Includes a reading group guide and questions for discussion (p. [369]-372).
Description: 372 pages : illustrations, 1 genealogical table ; 21 cm
Responsibility: Alia Yunis.

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A magic carpet ride examining the lives of Fatima Abdullah and her huge dysfunctional family. Imitating Scheherazade, Fatima spins her own tales to the legendary storyteller, Scheherazade. And she has plenty of material: Fatima is dying, and more interested in her prized possessions, including a house in Lebanon, than in reuniting her splintered offspring and her estranged husband, Ibraham.

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