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A golden age

Author: Tahmima Anam
Publisher: London : John Murray, 2007.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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As Rehana awakes one March morning, she might be forgiven for feeling happy. But this is East Pakistan in 1971, a country on the brink of war, and her family's life is about to change forever. Set against the backdrop of the Bangladesh War of Independence, this is a story of passion and revolution, of hope, faith and unexpected heroism.
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Genre/Form: Historical fiction
Domestic fiction
Fiction
History
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Anam, Tahmima, 1975-
Golden age.
London : John Murray, 2007
(OCoLC)608378712
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Tahmima Anam
ISBN: 9780719560095 0719560098 0719560136 9780719560132
OCLC Number: 72868361
Awards: Winner of Commonwealth Writers' Prize Best First Book - Eurasia 2008
Winner of Commonwealth Writers' Prize Best First Book 2008
Short-listed for Costa First Novel Award 2007
Short-listed for Guardian First Book Award 2007
Description: 276 pages ; 24 cm
Responsibility: Tahmima Anam.

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'With A Golden Age, Anam is reminding Bangladeshis born, like her, after the war just what independence was all about and what the hopes and aspirations of their parents were before corruption ate Read more...

 
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