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  • 1 of 1 copy available at Prince Rupert Library.

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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Holdable? Status Due Date
Prince Rupert Library Hoza (Text) 33294002077386 Adult Fiction - Second Floor Volume hold Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9780345811820
  • ISBN: 0345811828
  • Physical Description: print
    regular print
    434 pages ; 21 cm
  • Publisher: Toronto, Ontario : Alfred A. Knopf, 2019.

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Summary, etc.: It is the early 1950s in a restless Iran. One night, a humble driver in the Iranian army is walking home through a neighbourhood in Tehran when he hears a small, pitiful cry. To his horror comes upon a newborn baby girl. He snatches up the child, and forever alters his own destiny and that of the little girl, whom he names Aria. Through Aria, we meet three very different women who are fated to mother the lost child. Residence: Vancouver, B.C.
Subject: Orphans -- Fiction
Coming of age -- Fiction
Abandoned children -- Fiction
Life change events -- Fiction
Social classes -- Fiction
Religious tolerance -- Fiction
Mothers and daughters -- Fiction
Soldiers -- Fiction
Heirs -- Fiction
Nineteen fifties -- Fiction
Tehran (Iran) -- History -- 20th century -- Fiction
Iran -- History -- Revolution, 1979 -- Fiction
Iran -- Fiction
Genre/Form: Bildungsromans.
Historical fiction.
Canadian fiction.
Historical fiction.
Topic Heading: Popular reads

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