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  • ISBN: 9780735278608
  • ISBN: 0735278601
  • ISBN: 9780735278592
  • ISBN: 0735278598
  • Physical Description: 1 online resource (1 sound file)
  • Publisher: New York : Knopf Canada, 2019.

Content descriptions

General Note:
Electronic audio file.
Participant or Performer Note:
Read by Neeky Dalir.
Summary, etc.:
Nazanine Hozar's stunning debut takes us inside the Iranian revolution--but seen like never before, through the eyes of an orphan girl. Through Aria, we meet three very different women who are fated to mother the lost child: reckless and self-absorbed Zahra, wife of the kind-hearted soldier; wealthy and compassionate Fereshteh, who welcomes Aria into her home, adopting her as an heir; and finally, the mysterious, impoverished Mehri, whose connection to Aria is both a blessing and a burden.The novel's heart-pounding conclusion takes us through the brutal revolution that installs the Ayatollah Khomeini as Iran's supreme leader, even as Aria falls in love and becomes a young mother herself.
Subject: Orphans > Fiction.
Mothers and daughters > Fiction.
Tehran (Iran) > History > 20th century > Fiction.
Iran > History > Revolution, 1979 > Fiction.
Genre/Form: Electronic audio books.
Audiobooks.
Downloadable audio books.

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