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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Holdable? Status Due Date
Prince Rupert Library GIBB (Text) 33294001465566 Adult Fiction - Second Floor Volume hold Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9780385660174 :
  • ISBN: 9780385660181 (pbk.)
  • ISBN: 0385660170 :
  • ISBN: 0385660189 (pbk.)
  • Physical Description: 415 p. ; 22 cm.
  • Publisher: [Toronto] : Doubleday Canada, c2005.

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In the racially charged world of Thatcher's London, Lilly, a young white, Muslim nurse, struggles in a state of invisible exile. As Ethiopian refugees gradually begin to fill the flats of the housing estate where she lives, she begins to share her longing for a home in that distant land and her heartbreaking search for her missing lover, Aziz.
Subject: Ethiopia. Sovereign (1930-1974 : Haile Selassie I) > Fiction.
Nurses > Fiction.
Women refugees > Fiction.
Separation (Psychology) > Fiction.
London (England) > Fiction.
Hrer (Ethiopia) > Fiction.
Genre/Form: Bildungsromans.
Canadian fiction.

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