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The wish maker

Author: Ali Sethi
Publisher: London : Hamish Hamilton, 2009.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"But adolescence approaches and the cousins' fates merge. Samar's unconventional behavior - in which Zaki has played the role of devoted helper - brings severe consequences for her, while Zaki is sent out to discover the world for himself. It is only after years of separation from Samar that he is forced to confront the true nature of happiness, selfhood, and commitment to those he loves most."--Jacket.
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Bildungsromans
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Sethi, Ali.
Wish maker.
London : Hamish Hamilton, 2009
(OCoLC)705741067
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Ali Sethi
ISBN: 9780241144534 0241144531 9780241144213 0241144213 9780141037103 0141037105 9781594488757 1594488754
OCLC Number: 427454252
Description: 405 pages ; 23 cm
Responsibility: Ali Sethi.

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Zaki Shirazi has arrived back in Lahore, Pakistan, to celebrate the wedding of his childhood friend and elder cousin Samar Api to her long sought-after 'Amitabh' - a stand-in for the Bollywood star  Read more...

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a"The Wish Maker," in Ali Sethias mature and sure-handed prose, is an engaging family saga, an absorbing coming-of-age story, and an illuminating look at one of the worldas most turbulent regions. Read more...

 
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