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The map of salt and stars

Author: Zeyn Joukhadar
Publisher: London : Weidenfeld & Nicolson, 2018. ©2018
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"In the summer of 2011, just after Nour loses her father to cancer, her mother moves Nour and her sisters from New York City back to Syria to be closer to their family. In order to keep her father's spirit as she adjusts to her new home, Nour tells herself their favorite story--the tale of Rawiya, a twelfth-century girl who disguised herself as a boy in order to apprentice herself to a famous mapmaker. But the Syria  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Historical fiction
Domestic fiction
Fiction
History
Additional Physical Format: Ebook version :
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Zeyn Joukhadar
ISBN: 9781474606752 147460675X 1474606768 9781474606769
OCLC Number: 1037278010
Notes: Maps on end caps.
Description: 360 pages : maps ; 24 cm
Other Titles: Map of salt & stars
Responsibility: Jennifer Zeynab Joukhadar.

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For fans of The Kite Runner, a magical yet very moving story of one young Syrian girl's journey to find her way home.  Read more...

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In this beautifully nuanced debut novel from Syrian American author, Jennifer Zeynab Joukhadar, two parallel journeys alternate with and counter each other, highlighting the connections between the Read more...

 
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