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The Pearl That Broke Its Shell

Nadia Hashimi.

By Nadia Hashimi

In Kabul, 2007, with a drug-addicted father and no brothers, Rahima and her sisters can only sporadically attend school and rarely leave the house. Their only hope lies in the ancient custom of bacha posh, which allows young Rahima to dress and be treated as a boy until she is of marriageable age.

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The pearl that broke its shell a novel

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2014

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9780062244758


Format: Book
Author: Hashimi, Nadia
Summary: In Kabul, 2007, with a drug-addicted father and no brothers, Rahima and her sisters can only sporadically attend school and rarely leave the house. Their only hope lies in the ancient custom of bacha posh, which allows young Rahima to dress and be treated as a boy until she is of marriageable age.
Title: The pearl that broke its shell / Nadia Hashimi.
Publisher Date: New York : William Morrow, [2014]
Subject: Sisters -- Fiction. Impersonation -- Fiction. Women -- Afghanistan -- Fiction. Kabul (Afghanistan) -- Fiction.
Isbn: 9780062244758 (hardcover) 0062244752 (hardcover) 9780062244765 (trade pbk.) 0062244760 (trade pbk.)
Current Holds: 1
System Items Available: 3
System Items Total: 5
Call Number: F Hashimi
Oclc: 853664407
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Bib Id: 518722

Format: Book
Author: Hashimi, Nadia.
Summary: In Kabul, 2007, with a drug-addicted father and no brothers, Rahima and her sisters can only sporadically attend school and rarely leave the house. Their only hope lies in the ancient custom of bacha posh, which allows young Rahima to dress and be treated as a boy until she is of marriageable age.
Title: The pearl that broke its shell / Nadia Hashimi.
Edition: First Edition.
Publisher, Date: New York : William Morrow, [2014]
Description: 452 pages ; 24 cm
Subjects: Sisters -- Fiction.
Subjects: Impersonation -- Fiction.
Subjects: Women -- Afghanistan -- Fiction.
Subjects: Kabul (Afghanistan) -- Fiction.
Genre: Domestic fiction.
Notes: "A novel"--Cover.
LCCN: 2013025523
ISBN: 9780062244758 (hardcover)
ISBN: 0062244752 (hardcover)
ISBN: 9780062244765 (trade pbk.)
ISBN: 0062244760 (trade pbk.)
Requests: 1
Available Copies: 3
Total Copies: 5
Call Number: F Hashimi