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A place for us : a novel

Author: Fatima Farheen Mirza
Publisher: New York : SJP for Hogarth, an imprint of the Crown Publishing Group, [2018] ©2018
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : English : First United States editionView all editions and formats
A story of family identity and belonging follows an Indian family through the marriage of their daughter, from the parents' arrival in the United States to the return of their estranged son.

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Genre/Form: Domestic fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Fatima Farheen Mirza
ISBN: 9781524763558 1524763551 9781781090701 178109070X
OCLC Number: 1027136947
Language Note: Text in English.
Description: 385 pages ; 25 cm
Responsibility: Fatima Farheen Mirza.


A Place for Us catches an Indian Muslim family on the eve of the eldest daughter's wedding. It allows her reader to better understand what it means to reconcile one's love of family and culture with  Read more...


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