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Shabanu : daughter of the wind

Author: Suzanne Fisher Staples
Publisher: New York : Knopf : Distributed by Random House, ©1989.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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When eleven-year old Shabanu, the daughter of a nomad in the Cholistan Desert of present-day Pakistan, is pledged in marriage to an older man whose money will bring prestige to the family, she must either accept the decision, as is the custom, or risk the consequences of defying her father's wishes.
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Juvenile works
Juvenile fiction
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Staples, Suzanne Fisher.
Shabanu.
New York : Knopf : Distributed by Random House, ©1989
(OCoLC)629751481
Material Type: Fiction, Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Suzanne Fisher Staples
ISBN: 0394848152 9780394848150 0394948157 9780394948157 0679810307 9780679810308
OCLC Number: 19520051
Notes: Sequel: Haveli.
Awards: Newbery Honor Book, 1990.
Description: 240 pages : map ; 22 cm
Responsibility: by Suzanne Fisher Staples.
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When eleven-year old Shabanu, the daughter of a nomad in the Cholistan Desert of present-day Pakistan, is pledged in marriage to an older man whose money will bring prestige to the family, she must either accept the decision, as is the custom, or risk the consequences of defying her father's wishes.

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